Definition of inferiority complex noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

inferiority complex

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
Mental and emotional problems
 
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a feeling that you are not as good, as important or as intelligent as other people She has always had an inferiority complex about her looks. See related entries: Mental and emotional problems
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inferiority complex