Part of speech:
Relatively worthless or unimportant; trivial; insignificant
Empty or worthless; not real or meaningful
Trifling or unimportant
Having an unfavorable outcome:
Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect:
Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others:
The definition of haughty is an arrogant person.
Of little or no importance; insignificant; trifling
Not important; insignificant or petty.
Small in size or amount.
Being a period of time in which there is little or no activity:
Failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless:
Inclined to brag; boasting
Without benefit; useless
(Informal) Jauntily conceited or overbearing; self-confident in an aggressive or swaggering way
Having the nature of a delusion; false:
Of or like dogma; doctrinal
The definition of egocentric is self-centered and is someone who thinks only about himself or who thinks the world revolves around him.
Having no hope; despairing:
Not effectual; not producing or not able to produce the desired effect
The definition of nugatory is worthless or useless.
Offering unnecessary and unwanted advice or services; meddlesome, esp. in a highhanded or overbearing way
Intended to attract notice.
(Archaic) Characterized by pomp or stately display:
Claiming that or behaving as if one is important or deserving of merit when such is not the case:
Having little value or importance; trivial
Not availing; futile; ineffectual
Characterized by or exhibiting vainglory:
Seeing or disposed to see visions
The state or quality of being arrogant; overbearing pride.
Showy display, as of wealth or knowledge; pretentiousness
The quality of being pompous; ostentation; self-importance
Boastful, unwarranted pride in one's accomplishments or qualities.
Vanity is the quality of having too much pride one's appearance or accomplishments or a bathroom cabinet that has a mirror and a sink.
Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
Reserved; disinclined to familiar approach.
Lacking vegetation, especially useful vegetation:
Serving no useful purpose:
Having no purpose or reason; pointless; to no avail:
Empty of thought
Self-centered or selfish
Alternative spelling of stuck up.
Having no useful result
That has or have previously been owned by someone else.
Complete in every particular:
Unduly preoccupied with one's own appearance
Expanded by or as if by internal pressure; distended:
characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
Capable of happening, existing, or being true without contradicting proven facts, laws, or circumstances:
- Otiose applies to that which has no real purpose or function and is therefore useless or superfluous otiose remarks
- Empty and hollow are used of that which only appears to be genuine, sincere, worthwhile, etc. empty threats, hollow victories
- Idle refers to that which is baseless or worthless because it can never be realized idle hopes, idle talk
- Vain applies to that which has little or no real value, worth, or meaning vain studies, indulging in vain pleasures
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