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1‘they are regarded as inferior by other staff’
lower in status, lesser, second-class, second-fiddle, minor, subservient, lowly, humble, menial, not very important, not so important, below someone, beneath someone, under someone's heel
lower-ranking, lower in rank, subordinate, junior, secondary, subsidiary, ancillary
2‘I had to put up with inferior accommodation’
second-rate, substandard, low-quality, low-grade, downmarket, indifferent, mediocre, unsatisfactory, shoddy, shabby, deficient, flawed, imperfect, unsound
poor, bad, awful, dreadful, disagreeable, deplorable, wretched, leaving much to be desired
informal grotty, crummy, dire, rotten, lousy, poxy, third-rate, God-awful, not up to much, not up to snuff, the pits
British informal duff, rubbish, ropy, pants, a load of pants
first-rate, high quality
1‘how dare she treat him as an inferior?’
subordinate, junior, underling, minion, menial
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