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inferior
used in Anna Karenina

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Definition
of low quality, or of lower quality or rank than something else — sometimes used as a noun to refer to a person of lower rank or status
  • He was equable and not cringing with his superiors, was free and ingratiating in his behavior with his equals, and was contemptuously indulgent with his inferiors.
    Part Four (3% in)

There are no more uses of "inferior" flagged with this meaning in Anna Karenina.

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  • But for this prince he was an inferior, and his contemptuous and indulgent attitude to him revolted him.
    Part Four (3% in)
  • But in spite of his habitually dissipated mode of life, his inferior grade in the service, and his comparative youth, he occupied the honorable and lucrative position of president of one of the government boards at Moscow.
    Part One (12% in)
  • "No, you can ask anyone you like," Konstantin Levin answered with decision, "the man that can read and write is much inferior as a workman.
    Part Three (7% in)
  • I may be inferior to them, stupider perhaps, though I don't see why I should be inferior to them.
    Part Three (64% in)
  • I may be inferior to them, stupider perhaps, though I don't see why I should be inferior to them.
    Part Three (64% in)

There are no more uses of "inferior" in Anna Karenina.

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