Psychiatry. intense feeling of inferiority, producing a personality characterized either by extreme reticence or, as a result of overcompensation, by extreme aggressiveness.
lack of self-esteem; feeling of inadequacy; lack of self-confidence.
(psychiatry) a disorder arising from the conflict between the desire to be noticed and the fear of being humiliated, characterized by aggressiveness or withdrawal into oneself
inferiority complex n.
A persistent sense of inadequacy or the tendency to diminish oneself, sometimes resulting in excessively aggress behavior through overcompensation.
- Inferior labial vein
inferior labial vein n. A tributary of the facial vein that drains the lower lip.
- Inferior laryngeal nerve
inferior laryngeal nerve n. The terminal branch of the recurrent laryngeal nerve, supplying all the laryngeal muscles except the cricothyroid and the mucosa below the vocal cords.
- Inferior laryngeal vein
inferior laryngeal vein n. A vein that passes from the lower larynx to the plexus thyroideus impar.
- Inferior limb
inferior limb n. See lower extremity.