Vanity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Vanity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ vanity
vanity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ conceit
conceit
conceitedness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ self-conceit
self-conceit
self-complacency
self-confidence
self-sufficiency
self-esteem
self-love
self-approbation
selfpraise
self-glorification
self-laudation
self-gratulation
self-applause
self-admiration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ amour propre
amour propre
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ selfishness
selfishness
&c. 943
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ airs
airs
affected manner
pretensions
mannerism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ egotism
egotism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ priggism
priggism
priggishness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ coxcombry
coxcombry
gaudery
vainglory
elation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ pride
pride
&c. 878
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ostentation
ostentation
&c. 882
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ assurance
assurance
&c. 885
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ vox et praeterea nihil
vox et praeterea nihil
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ cheval de bataille
cheval de bataille
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ coxcomb
coxcomb
&c. 854
Sir Oracle
&c. 887
PARAG:Vanity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be vain
be vain
&c.->Adj.
be vain of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pique oneself
pique oneself
&c.(pride) 878
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lay the flattering unction to one's soul
lay the flattering unction to one's soul
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ have too high an opinion of oneself
have too high an opinion of oneself
have an overweening opinion of oneself
have too high an opinion of one's talents
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ blind oneself as to one's own merit
blind oneself as to one's own merit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ not think small beer of oneself
not think small beer of oneself
not think vin ordinaire of oneself
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put oneself forward
put oneself forward
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ fish for compliments
fish for compliments
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ give oneself airs
give oneself airs
&c.(assume) 885
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ boast
boast
&c. 884
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ render vain
render vain
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ inspire with vanity
inspire with vanity
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ inflate
inflate
puff up
turn up
turn one's head
PARAG:Vanity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ vain
vain
vain as a peacock
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ conceited
conceited
overweening
pert
forward
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ vainglorious
vainglorious
high-flown
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ ostentatious
ostentatious
&c. 882
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ puffed up
puffed up
inflated
flushed
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ self-satisfied
self-satisfied
self-confident
self-sufficient
self-flattering
self-admiring
self-applauding
self-glorious
self-opinionated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ entente
entente
&c.(wrongheaded) 481
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ wise in one's own conceit
wise in one's own conceit
pragmatical
overwise
pretentious
priggish
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ egotistic
egotistic
egotistical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ soi-disant
soi-disant
&c.(boastful) 884
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ arrogant
arrogant
&c. 885
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unabashed
unabashed
unblushing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unconstrained
unconstrained
unceremonious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ free and easy
free and easy
PARAG:Vanity->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ vainly
vainly
&c.->Adj.

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  • vanity — (n.) early 13c., that which is vain, futile, or worthless, from O.Fr. vanite, from L. vanitatem (nom. vanitas) emptiness, foolish pride, from vanus empty, vain, idle (see VAIN (Cf. vain)). Meaning self conceited is attested from mid 14c. Vanity… …   Etymology dictionary

  • vanity — [van′ə tē] n. pl. vanities [ME vanite < OFr vanité < L vanitas, emptiness, worthlessness < vanus, vain: see WANT] 1. any thing or act that is vain, futile, idle, or worthless 2. the quality or fact of being vain, or worthless; futility 3 …   English World dictionary

  • vanity — index jactation, pride Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vanity — *pride, vainglory Analogous words: self esteem, self love, *conceit, egotism, egoism, amour propre: complacency, self complacency, self satisfaction, smugness, priggishness (see corresponding adjectives at COMPLACENT): show, ostentation, pretense …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • vanity — [n] conceit, egotism affectation, airs, arrogance, big headedness*, conceitedness, display, ego trip*, narcissism, ostentation, pretension, pride, self admiration, self love, self worship, show*, showing off*, smugness, vainglory; concept 410 Ant …   New thesaurus

  • vanity — ► NOUN (pl. vanities) 1) excessive pride in or admiration of one s own appearance or achievements. 2) the quality of being worthless or futile. ORIGIN Latin vanitas, from vanus empty, without substance …   English terms dictionary

  • Vanity 6 — Infobox musical artist Name = Vanity 6 Img capt = Background = group or band Birth name = Alias = Origin = Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. Genre = R B, funk, soul, new wave, pop, rock Occupation = Band Years active = 1981 1983 Label = Warner… …   Wikipedia

  • Vanity — In conventional parlance, vanity is the excessive belief in one s own abilities or attractiveness to others. In many religions vanity is considered a form of self idolatry, in which one rejects God for the sake of one s own image, and thereby… …   Wikipedia

  • vanity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Excessive pride Nouns 1. vanity, conceit, conceitedness; immodesty, self esteem, self love, self praise; complacency, smugness, amour propre, hubris; ego trip. See boasting, selfishness. 2. [false] pride …   English dictionary for students

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