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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.


Synonymsemptiness


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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