Definitions for vaingloryˈveɪnˌglɔr i, -ˌgloʊr i, veɪnˈglɔr i, -ˈgloʊr i

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vainglory

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. boastfulness, vainglory(noun)

    outspoken conceit

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. vainglory(Noun)

    Excessive vanity.

  2. vainglory(Noun)

    Boastful, unwarranted pride in one's accomplishments or qualities.

  3. vainglory(Noun)

    Vain, ostentatious display.

  4. vainglory(Noun)

    A regarding of oneself with undue favor

  5. Origin: From waynglori, from vaine glorie, from vana gloria, from vana + gloria, apparently modelled after similar terms in languages. Compare and idelgielp.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vainglory(noun)

    excessive vanity excited by one's own performances; empty pride; undue elation of mind; vain show; boastfulness

  2. Origin: [Vain + glory.]


Translations for vainglory

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Prahlerei, Ruhmsucht, EitelkeitGerman
  • jactancia, vanagloriaSpanish
  • beképzeltség, elbizakodott gőg, hencegés, kérkedésHungarian
  • vanagloriaItalian
  • vanglóriaPortuguese
  • спесь, тщеславие, хвастливостьRussian

Get even more translations for vainglory »

Translation

Find a translation for the vainglory definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these vainglory definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"vainglory." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 25 Apr. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/vainglory>.

Are we missing a good definition for vainglory? Don't keep it to yourself...


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for vainglory:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.