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Vainglory

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vain=glo=ry

CIDE DICTIONARY

Vaingloryn. [Vain + glory.].
     Excessive vanity excited by one's own performances; empty pride; undue elation of mind; vain show; boastfulness.  [1913 Webster]
    "He had nothing of vainglory."  [1913 Webster]
    "The man's undone forever; for if Hector break not his neck i' the combat, he'll break't himself in vainglory."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Vainglory, n. literary boastfulness; extreme vanity.

Derivative
vainglorious adj. vaingloriously adv. vaingloriousness n.
Etymology
ME, after OF vaine gloire, L vana gloria

THESAURUS

Vainglory

amour-propre, arrogance, autoeroticism, boastfulness, bombast, complacency, consequentiality, ego trip, egoism, egotism, exhibition, flaunting, haughtiness, narcism, narcissism, overproudness, overweening pride, pride, self-admiration, self-advertisement, self-advertising, self-applause, self-approbation, self-complacency, self-congratulation, self-consequence, self-content, self-delight, self-endearment, self-esteem, self-glorification, self-gratulation, self-importance, self-infatuation, self-laudation, self-love, self-praise, self-respect, self-satisfaction, self-sufficiency, self-vaunting, self-worship, smugness, vaingloriousness, vainness, vanity

ROGET THESAURUS

Vainglory

Pride

N pride, dignity, self-respect, mens sibi conscia recti, pride, haughtiness, high notions, hauteur, vainglory, crest, arrogance, proud man, highflier, fine gentleman, fine lady, dignified, stately, proud, proud-crested, lordly, baronial, lofty- minded, highsouled, high-minded, high-mettled, high-handed, high- plumed, high-flown, high-toned, haughty lofty, high, mighty, swollen, puffed up, flushed, blown, vainglorious, purse-proud, fine, proud as a peacock, proud as Lucifer, bloated with pride, supercilious, disdainful, bumptious, magisterial, imperious, high and mighty, overweening, consequential, arrogant, unblushing, stiff, stiff-necked, starch, perked stuck-up, in buckram, strait- laced, prim, on one's dignity, on one's high horses, on one's tight ropes, on one's high ropes, on stilts, en grand seigneur, with head erect, odi profanum vulgus et arceo, a duke's revenues on her back, disdains the shadow which he treads on at noon, pride in their port, defiance in their eye.

Vanity

N vanity, conceit, conceitedness, self-conceit, self- complacency, self-confidence, self-sufficiency, self-esteem, self-love, self-approbation, self-praise, self-glorification, self-laudation, self-gratulation, self-applause, self-admiration, amour propre, selfishness, airs, affected manner, pretensions, mannerism, egotism, priggism, priggishness, coxcombry, gaudery, vainglory, elation, pride, ostentation, assurance, vox et praeterea nihil, cheval de bataille, coxcomb, Sir Oracle, vain, vain as a peacock, proud as a peacock, conceited, overweening, pert, forward, vainglorious, high-flown, ostentatious, puffed up, inflated, flushed, self-satisfied, self-confident, self-sufficient, self-flattering, self-admiring, self-applauding, self-glorious, self-opinionated, entente, wise in one's own conceit, pragmatical, overwise, pretentious, priggish, egotistic, egotistical, soi-disant, arrogant, unabashed, unblushing, unconstrained, unceremonious, free and easy, vainly, how we apples swim!, prouder than rustling in unpaid-for silk.


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