superior


superior
01. Peter charges more for painting a house than Donald, but he does a much [superior] job, so it's worth the extra cost.
02. The new television technology provides a much [superior] image, but at a substantially higher cost.
03. Freshly picked fruit has a far [superior] taste to that which is bought in the supermarket.
04. Our new cheese dip has [superior] taste, but at almost half the price!
05. The Everett team is much [superior] to the Tacoma team this year.
06. Ralph Waldo Emerson once remarked, "Every man I meet is in some way my [superior], and I can learn from him."
07. People have a tendency to evaluate other cultures in reference to their own presumably [superior] culture.
08. Members of urban industrial cultures often believe their own culture is the [superior] end product of inevitable and progressive evolutionary development.
09. Peter McArthur once said that some people have so much respect for their [superiors] that they have none left for themselves.
10. Serge Gainsbourg once joked that ugliness is in a way [superior] to beauty because it lasts.
11. Ashley Montagu once suggested that the natural [superiority] of women is a biological fact, and a socially-acknowledged reality.
12. There is a Cameroonian proverb which suggests that a man's wealth may be [superior] to him.
13. There is an Indian proverb which states that there is nothing noble in being [superior] to some other person. The true nobility is in being [superior] to your previous self.
14. The culture of Peru traditionally features a firm belief in male [superiority].
15. The Koran states that men have authority over women because God has made the one [superior] to the other, and because they spend their wealth to maintain them.
16. The suggestion that children are [superior] to adults in language learning because their brains are more flexible is a myth.
17. Repeated studies show that individuals who are physically attractive are perceived as [superior] on a variety of dimensions.

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  • superior — SUPERIÓR, OÁRĂ, superiori, oare, adj. 1. Care ocupă un loc în spaţiu deasupra altuia; de sus. ♦ (muz.) Registru superior = registru care cuprinde sunetele cele mai înalte ale vocii sau ale unui instrument. ♦ (Despre cursul apelor curgătoare) Care …   Dicționar Român

  • Superior — may refer to:Place names*Lake Superior, the largest of the North American Great Lakes;United States *Superior, Arizona *Superior, Colorado *Superior, Iowa *Superior Township, Chippewa County, Michigan *Superior Township, Washtenaw County,… …   Wikipedia

  • Superior — Superior, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 500 Housing Units (2000): 210 Land area (2000): 1.235471 sq. miles (3.199855 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007935 sq. miles (0.020551 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.243406 sq. miles (3.220406 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Superior — (lateinisch ‚oberhalb‘) steht für: eine der Lage und Richtungsbezeichnungen in der Anatomie ein Zusatzprädikat bei der Hotelklassifikation, siehe Hotelstern verschiedene Leitungsämter in der römisch katholischen Kirche, namentlich: den Oberen in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Superior — Su*pe ri*or, a. [L., compar. of superus being above, fr. super above, over: cf. F. sup[ e]rieur. See {Super }, and cf. {Supreme}.] 1. More elevated in place or position; higher; upper; as, the superior limb of the sun; the superior part of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superior — adjetivo 1. Que está más alto o por encima de otra cosa de la misma clase: estantería superior, piso superior, nivel superior. labio superior. 2. Que sobresale entre las cosas de su misma clase por su calidad, importancia o categoría:… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • superior — (Del lat. superĭor). 1. adj. Dicho de una cosa: Que está más alta y en lugar preeminente respecto de otra. 2. Dicho de una persona: Que tiene otras a su cargo. U. t. c. s. m.) 3. Dicho de una cosa: Más excelente y digna, respecto de otras de… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • superior — su·pe·ri·or adj: of higher status, rank, or priority Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. superior I …   Law dictionary

  • Superior, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 500 Housing Units (2000): 210 Land area (2000): 1.235471 sq. miles (3.199855 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007935 sq. miles (0.020551 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.243406 sq. miles (3.220406 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • superior — is not a true comparative (like better or greater, for example) and is followed by to, not than: • The taste of an open mushroom grilled with garlic, parsley and butter is so splendid, and superior to snails given the same treatment Times, 1980.… …   Modern English usage

  • superior — (adj.) late 14c., higher in position, from O.Fr. superior, from L. superiorem (nom. superior) higher, comparative of superus situated above, upper, from super above, over (see SUPER (Cf. super )). Meaning higher in rank or dignity is attested… …   Etymology dictionary


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