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Vainglory synonyms
vān'glôr'ē, vān-glôr'ē
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The use of such expressions in writing or speaking
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  1. The use of such expressions in writing or speaking
  2. A fanciful poetic image, especially an elaborate or exaggerated comparison.
  3. (--- Obsolete) The result of intellectual activity; a thought or an opinion.
The quality or state of being arrogant; overbearing pride or self-importance
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  1. The quality or state of being arrogant; overbearing pride or self-importance
Stately or brilliant display; splendor
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  1. Stately or brilliant display; splendor
  2. Dignified or magnificent display; splendor:
  3. Vain or ostentatious display:
Self-regard, self-esteem.
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  1. Self-regard, self-esteem.
  2. Alternative form of amour propre.
  3. Respect for oneself; self-esteem.
A flight of imagination; fancy
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  1. A flight of imagination; fancy
  2. A fanciful or witty expression or notion; often, specif., a striking and elaborate metaphor, sometimes one regarded, esp. formerly, as strained and arbitrary
  3. (--- Obsolete) The result of intellectual activity; a thought or an opinion.
In psychoanalysis, the division of the psyche that is conscious, most immediately controls thought and behavior, and is most in touch with external reality.
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  1. In psychoanalysis, the division of the psyche that is conscious, most immediately controls thought and behavior, and is most in touch with external reality.
  2. (Psychoanalysis) That part of the psyche which experiences the external world, or reality, through the senses, organizes the thought processes rationally, and governs action: it mediates between the impulses of the id, the demands of the environment, and the standards of the superego
  3. Appropriate pride in oneself; self-esteem.
Egotism; conceit.
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  1. Egotism; conceit.
  2. The belief that self-interest provides the proper basis for moral behavior.
  3. (Ethics) The doctrine that self-interest is the proper goal of all human actions
Constant, excessive reference to oneself in speaking or writing
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  1. Constant, excessive reference to oneself in speaking or writing
  2. An inflated sense of one's own importance; conceit.
  3. Conceit or vanity
(Psychoanalysis) Arrest at or regression to the first stage of libidinal development, in which the self is an object of erotic pleasure
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  1. (Psychoanalysis) Arrest at or regression to the first stage of libidinal development, in which the self is an object of erotic pleasure
  2. Erotic pleasure derived from contemplation or admiration of one's own body or self, especially as a fixation on or a regression to an infantile stage of development.
  3. Excessive interest in one's own appearance, comfort, importance, abilities, etc.
Pleasure or satisfaction taken in an achievement, possession, or association:
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  1. Pleasure or satisfaction taken in an achievement, possession, or association:
  2. A flamboyant or impressive group:
  3. Delight or satisfaction in one's own or another's achievements, in associations, etc.
The property of being vain.
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  1. The property of being vain.
Worthlessness, pointlessness, or futility:
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  1. Worthlessness, pointlessness, or futility:
  2. (Short for) vanity case
  3. Excessive pride in one's appearance or accomplishments; conceit.
An act, experience, or course of behavior that gratifies the ego.
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  1. An act, experience, or course of behavior that gratifies the ego.
  2. Self-aggrandizement; an act undertaken to increase one's own power and influence or to draw attention to one's own importance.
  3. (Slang) A trip, or experience, that gratifies or indulges the ego
Find another word for vainglory. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for vainglory, like: conceit, arrogance, pomp, arrogance, ostentation, pride, amour-propre, conceit, ego, egoism and egotism.