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vain·glo·ri·ous

 (vān-glôr′ē-əs)
adj.
1. Excessively proud of oneself.
2. Characterized by or exhibiting vainglory: vainglorious boasting.

vain·glo′ri·ous·ly adv.
vain·glo′ri·ous·ness n.
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vainglorious

(ˌveɪnˈɡlɔːrɪəs)
adj
boastful or vain; ostentatious
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vain•glo•ri•ous

(veɪnˈglɔr i əs, -ˈgloʊr-)

adj.
1. filled with or given to vainglory.
2. characterized by, showing, or proceeding from vainglory.
[1470–80]
vain•glo′ri•ous•ly, adv.
vain•glo′ri•ous•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vainglorious - feeling self-importancevainglorious - feeling self-importance; "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride"
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"
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vainglorious

adjective
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Translations
chvástavýzpupný
turhamainenturhantärkeä

vainglorious

[veɪnˈglɔːrɪəs] ADJvanaglorioso
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vainglorious

adj (old) persondünkelhaft; talkprahlerisch, ruhmredig (old liter); spectaclepompös
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References in classic literature ?
If Teeka had not been so absorbed in her own vaingloriousness she might have noted the rustling of leaves in the tree above her--a rustling which was not caused by any movement of the wind, since there was no wind.
She denounced the 'national vaingloriousness and military arrogance,' including her country's, that caused so much 'senseless bloodshed,' not only in the first but also the second world war.
Many saw the event as a manifestation of the vaingloriousness of the Prime Minister, who thought that swearing-in was akin to coronation as practiced in the Ramayana and Mahabharata periods.