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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Outspoken conceit.

Usage examples (37)
  • He did not hesitate to flaunt his great personal vainglory in public.
  • But this belongs to vainglory, which is opposed to magnanimity, as stated above (Q. 131, A. 2).
  • And this did he to preserve his lowliness, and to avoid vainglory, which is the fretting moth of all virtues.
  • But a vain, or perverse desire for renown, which is called vainglory, is wrong; desire of glory becomes perverse, for more
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