Superiority-complex



noun
1.
an exaggerated feeling of one’s own superiority.
superiority complex
noun
1.
(informal) an inflated estimate of one’s own merit, usually manifested in arrogance

superiority complex su·pe·ri·or·i·ty complex (sōō-pēr’ē-ôr’ĭ-tē)
n.

An exaggerated feeling of being superior to others.

A psychological defense mechanism in which a person’s feelings of superiority counter or conceal his or her feelings of inferiority.

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