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inferiority complex

inferiority complex

pronunciation:
ihn fi ri o rih ti kam pleks [or] ihn fi ri a rih ti kam pleks
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a neurotic condition caused by intense feelings of inferiority or inadequacy and characterized by either extreme reserve or aggressive behavior.
definition 2: feelings of inferiority or inadequacy; lack of self-esteem.