Vain synonyms Category: Part of speech:
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:
Relatively worthless or unimportant; trivial; insignificant
Empty or worthless; not real or meaningful
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
The definition of haughty is an arrogant person.
Of little or no importance; insignificant; trifling
Not important; insignificant or petty.
Being a period of time in which there is little or no activity:
Failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless:
Inclined to brag; boasting
Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
Capable of happening, existing, or being true without contradicting proven facts, laws, or circumstances:
(Informal) Jauntily conceited or overbearing; self-confident in an aggressive or swaggering way Having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.; vain and egotistical.
Having the nature of a delusion; false:
The definition of egocentric is self-centered and is someone who thinks only about himself or who thinks the world revolves around him. Displaying hubris (as a personality characteristic)
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:
proud-as-a-peacock (Simile) Extremely proud.
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. (Nonstandard, by confusion of the similar words) egotism The state or quality of being hollow Excessive pride, presumption or arrogance (originally toward the gods).
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.
Reserved; disinclined to familiar approach.
Lacking vegetation, especially useful vegetation:
Serving no useful purpose:
Having no purpose or reason; pointless; to no avail:
Alternative spelling of stuck up.
That has or have previously been owned by someone else.
Complete in every particular:
Having no hope; despairing: Synonym Study
applies to that which has no real purpose or function and is therefore useless or superfluous otiose remarks
are used of that which only appears to be genuine, sincere, worthwhile, etc. empty threats, hollow victories
refers to that which is baseless or worthless because it can never be realized idle hopes, idle talk
applies to that which has little or no real value, worth, or meaning vain studies, indulging in vain pleasures
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