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English noun: vanity

1. vanity (feeling) feelings of excessive pride

Synonymsamour propre, conceit, self-love

Broader (hypernym)pride, pridefulness

2. vanity (attribute) the quality of being valueless or futile

SamplesHe rejected the vanities of the world.


Broader (hypernym)ineptitude, worthlessness

3. vanity (attribute) the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride

Synonymsconceit, conceitedness

Broader (hypernym)trait

Narrower (hyponym)boastfulness, egotism, narcism, narcissism, posturing, self-importance, self-love, swelled head, vainglory

Antonymshumility, humbleness

4. vanity (artifact) low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup

Synonymsdresser, dressing table, toilet table

Broader (hypernym)table

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