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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- The quality or state of being prideful especially in one's appearance or achievements.

Usage examples (24)
  • Adjective, : a vain dandy. ,vain remarks. ,a vain effort. ,vain pageantry; vain display
  • O the vainness, and the frailties, and the foolishness of men!
  • "If only we could have a cup of good hot coffee first, before we start," said Beth, and she smiled at the vainness of the thought.
  • The vainness of self-worship, and the waste of life. for more
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