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Vanity synonyms
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(--- Obsolete) The result of intellectual activity; a thought or an opinion.
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  1. (--- Obsolete) The result of intellectual activity; a thought or an opinion.
  2. The use of such expressions in writing or speaking
  3. A fanciful or witty expression or notion; often, specif., a striking and elaborate metaphor, sometimes one regarded, esp. formerly, as strained and arbitrary
A personality disorder characterized by an exaggerated sense of self-importance, need for admiration, and lack of empathy.
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  1. A personality disorder characterized by an exaggerated sense of self-importance, need for admiration, and lack of empathy.
  2. Excessive interest in one's own appearance, comfort, importance, abilities, etc.
  3. 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.
Regard for oneself and one's own interests
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  1. Regard for oneself and one's own interests
  2. The instinct or desire to promote one's own well-being; regard for or love of one's self.
(Archaic) The act or an instance of showing; an exhibition.
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  1. (Archaic) The act or an instance of showing; an exhibition.
  2. Showy display, as of wealth or knowledge; pretentiousness
  3. Pretentious display meant to impress others; pretentious showiness.
Ostentatious exhibition:
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  1. Ostentatious exhibition:
  2. A demonstration or manifestation:
  3. A mere show of something that is not genuine
A display; a manifestation:
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  1. A display; a manifestation:
  2. (Informal) An affair or undertaking:
  3. A false appearance; a pretense:
The advancing of such a claim:
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  1. The advancing of such a claim:
  2. A claim to something, such as a skill or profession:
  3. The unwarranted assumption that one is deserving of merit, or behavior indicative of such an assumption; pretentiousness:
Excessive or unwarranted pride in one's accomplishments or qualities.
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  1. Excessive or unwarranted pride in one's accomplishments or qualities.
  2. Vain, ostentatious display:
  3. Vain show or empty pomp
The state of being conceited; conceit; vanity.
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The characteristic or quality of being foppish
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  1. The characteristic or quality of being foppish
An instance of contented self-satisfaction.
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  1. An instance of contented self-satisfaction.
  2. Quiet satisfaction; contentment; often, specif., self-satisfaction, or smugness
  3. A feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, especially when coupled with an unawareness of danger, trouble, or controversy.
(Uncountable) The state or quality of being smug.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being smug.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being smug.
The state or feeling of being empty
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  1. The state or feeling of being empty
The quality of being useless
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A portable case for cosmetics
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  1. A portable case for cosmetics
  2. A woman's small traveling case fitted for carrying cosmetics, toilet articles, etc.
  3. A woman's compact.
A dressing table
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An automobile that is bigger in size than a subcompact but smaller than an intermediate.
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  1. An automobile that is bigger in size than a subcompact but smaller than an intermediate.
  2. A small cosmetic case, usually containing face powder and mirror
  3. A compact automobile
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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. (Ethics) The doctrine that self-interest is the proper goal of all human actions
  3. The belief that self-interest provides the proper basis for moral behavior.
Conceit or vanity
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  1. Conceit or vanity
  2. Constant, excessive reference to oneself in speaking or writing
  3. An inflated sense of one's own importance; conceit.
(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.
A flamboyant or impressive group:
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  1. A flamboyant or impressive group:
  2. Delight or satisfaction in one's own or another's achievements, in associations, etc.
  3. Pleasure or satisfaction taken in an achievement, possession, or association:
Vain, ostentatious display:
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  1. Vain, ostentatious display:
  2. Vain show or empty pomp
  3. Excessive or unwarranted pride in one's accomplishments or qualities.
The property of being vain.
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  1. The property of being vain.
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. (Slang) A trip, or experience, that gratifies or indulges the ego
  3. Self-aggrandizement; an act undertaken to increase one's own power and influence or to draw attention to one's own importance.
(Obsolete) The quality of being unavailing or unprofitable.
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  1. (Obsolete) The quality of being unavailing or unprofitable.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The quality of being fruitless
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(Uncountable) The quality of being futile or useless.
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  1. (Uncountable) The quality of being futile or useless.
  2. A futile act, thing, etc.
  3. (Countable) Something, especially an act, that is futile.
The state or condition of being unavailing; fruitlessness.
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The quality of being useless
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The property of being vain.
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  1. The property of being vain.
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