Quantity by positive comparison with a similar object .

Groups
Intangible Positive
Primary Base *

Child Elements  

supr* 1. pos rel
2. ac
1. Superior, high in position or quality.
2. (v) To be superordinate to (someone else), submit to.
2. (n) Superior, boss, master.

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Descendants  

Cross-Reference

* Perfection
urqol* Pride Opinion of one's own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority. Not necessarily positive or negative.

Notes

Comparison with a Similar Object

Concept Negative Positive
Root infr* Inferiority supr* Superiority
Comparative troinfr* trosupr*
Superlative moinfr* mosupr* Supremacy

Do not use the transitive meanings of supr* and infr* in a comparative manner.

Superiority synonyms

Majority, plurality; greatness [See Greatness]; advantage; pull [slang]; preponderance, preponderation; vantage ground, prevalence, partiality; personal superiority; scepter, sovereignty, sovranty [poetic]; nobility (rank) [See Nobility]; Triton among the minnows, primus inter pares [L.], nulli secundus [L.]; superman, overman; captain.
SUPREMACY, supremeness, supremity [rare], primacy, paramountcy, preëminence; lead; maximum, record; crest, climax; culmination (summit) [See Summit]; transcendence; ne plus ultra [L.]; lion’s share, Benjamin’s mess; excess, surplus (remainder) [See Remainder]; redundance [See Redundance].