lower status

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Noun1.lower status - the state of being inferior
low status, lowness, lowliness - a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
backseat - a secondary or inferior position or status; "tennis has had to take a backseat while his work is so demanding"
shade - a position of relative inferiority; "an achievement that puts everything else in the shade"; "his brother's success left him in the shade"
subordinateness, subsidiarity - secondary importance
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Having a lower status is a significant social factor that can lead to increased aggression, for example, aggression increases when people are in difficult financial situations (McFarlin, Fals-Stewart, Major, & Justice, 2001).
He also has seen Iran's nuclear development stunted by US and Israeli pressure and is having none of it - no relegation to that lower status for him.
It's certainly arguable that the term "National Assembly" need not be seen as conferring lower status than "Parliament".
Social dominance orientation is an anti-egalitarian attitude that includes one's preference for group-based social hierarchy and support for discrimination against lower status groups (Sidanius & Pratto, 1999).
She adds: "In these cases, the Yorkshire gentry were able to use the courts to their advantage by accusing those of lower status than themselves.
That run was finally broken when Dublin, at a much lower status then than they have been in recent years, claimed a shock final win over Kilkenny in 2003.
Many of Shenoy-Packer's findings coincide with larger trends reported in studies conducting in India and elsewhere regarding women's motives for working--including that lower status mothers' lack of studies and precarious financial situations are often an impetus for their daughters' to study and work, while educated women in middle income households may tell their daughters that remaining at home is fulfilling in terms of family, yet boring.
But, just as some of the big names didn't pay off, neither does the lower status of Slade's first signings mean that they won't be just what his team needs.
Similarly clubs of a lower status have brought substantial followings to the Ricoh in recent years including Millwall, Kidderminster and Worcester City this season.
In Myanmar, status is generally derived from age, position, occupation, wealth and gender and women often have lower status than compared to men partly due to traditional gender roles and to gender discrimination.
The family of the victims even accused the local police of attempting a cover- up of the incident due to the lower status of the family.
According to the study, rather than doggedly adhering to norms that wives should have lower status than their husbands, men and women are increasingly forming relationships in which women have the educational advantage - so much so that it is now more common for wives to have more education than their husbands than the reverse pattern.