superiority noun

ADJ. absolute, complete, overwhelming, total | effortless Driving the Jaguar gave him a feeling of total control, effortless superiority. | inherent, innate, intrinsic, natural | academic, biological, cultural, intellectual, moral, numerical, physical, racial, social, technical, technological a discredited ideology of racial superiority | male, masculine his air of masculine superiority | air, military, naval

VERB + SUPERIORITY achieve, establish the enemy's attempts to establish air superiority | enjoy, have For a long time France enjoyed overwhelming superiority in this field. | confirm, convince sb of, demonstrate, prove, show, underline | maintain | assert, assume, claim, imply The use of the words ‘modern’ and ‘old’ is not meant to imply the superiority of one over the other. | acknowledge, bow to Their team has had to bow to Australia's superiority in recent years.

PREP. ~ in making use of their superiority in numbers | ~ over the company's clear technological superiority over its rivals | ~ to The settlers remained convinced of their superiority to the native population.

PHRASES a feeling/sense of superiority