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Meaning & Definition of Vain in English

English

Vain

/ven/

adjective

1. Characteristic of false pride

  • Having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
  • "A conceited fool"
  • "An attitude of self-conceited arrogance"
  • "An egotistical disregard of others"
  • "So swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"
  • "Growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"
  • "Vain about her clothes"
    synonym:
  • conceited
  • ,
  • egotistic
  • ,
  • egotistical
  • ,
  • self-conceited
  • ,
  • swollen
  • ,
  • swollen-headed
  • ,
  • vain

2. Unproductive of success

  • "A fruitless search"
  • "Futile years after her artistic peak"
  • "A sleeveless errand"
  • "A vain attempt"
    synonym:
  • bootless
  • ,
  • fruitless
  • ,
  • futile
  • ,
  • sleeveless
  • ,
  • vain

Examples of using

He's lazy and vain.
The dictator tried in vain to get out of the awkward situation.
All our efforts were in vain.