Definitions for "Inferior"
Below the horizon; as, the inferior part of a meridian.
Situated below some other organ; -- said of a calyx when free from the ovary, and therefore below it, or of an ovary with an adherent and therefore inferior calyx.
Refers to being below or under something.
Lower in place, rank, value, excellence, etc.; less important or valuable; subordinate; underneath; beneath.
Junior or subordinate in rank; as, an inferior officer.
A person lower in station, rank, intellect, etc., than another.
Nearer the sun than the earth is; as, the inferior or interior planets; an inferior conjunction of Mercury or Venus.
having an orbit between the sun and the Earth's orbit; "Mercury and Venus are inferior planets"
Inferior conjunction is when an "inferior planet" (Mercury or Venus) passes between the earth and the sun.
Keywords:  ihn, primate, ventral, fer, head
(ihn-FER-ee-or) A directional term describing a location further from the head than something else.
Toward the ventral surface of the primate head.
away from head
falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing"
Keywords:  mankind, drags, society, down, person
a person who drags society and mankind down
Keywords:  mediocre, quality, poor, goods, low
Poor or mediocre; as, an inferior quality of goods.
of low or inferior quality
Keywords:  bract, anterior, flower, side
On the side of a flower which is next the bract; anterior.
Keywords:  good
Not as good.