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

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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

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

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