What does vainglory mean?

Definitions for vainglory
ˈveɪnˌglɔr i, -ˌgloʊr i, veɪnˈglɔr i, -ˈgloʊr ivain·glo·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boastfulness, vainglory(noun)

    outspoken conceit

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  1. Vainglory(noun)

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

  2. Origin: [Vain + glory.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vainglory

    vān-glō′ri, n. vain or empty glory in one's own performances: pride above desert.—v.i. to boast vainly.—adj. Vainglō′rious, given to vainglory: proceeding from vanity.—adv. Vainglō′riously.—n. Vainglō′riousness.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vainglory in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vainglory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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