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inferiority complex
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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Definition
a general feeling of not being as good as others — sometimes resulting in overcompensating behavior that can lead to spectacular success or excessive aggression
  • "You think I maybe have an inferiority complex, do you think?" one of them asked me.
    Chapter 25 (21% in)

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