1 lower, nether:
We descended into the inferior regions of the cavern. The numeral in H2O is called an inferior character
2 lesser, lower, subordinate, secondary, junior, minor, unimportant, insignificant, lowly, subservient, humble, servile:
He occupies an inferior position in the company.
3 poor, bad, low-quality, mediocre, indifferent, imperfect, defective, second-rate, second-class, substandard, low-grade, shoddy, gimcrack, Colloq grotty, junky, crummy or crumby, lousy, Slang crappy, Brit naff:
They tried to market an inferior product, but it was rejected by consumers.
4 subordinate, underling, junior, menial, lackey, flunkey, dogsbody, cat's-paw, doormat, stooge, yes-man, lickspittle, bootlicker:
She is tired of being treated as an inferior.