Adjective "vainglorious" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/veɪnˈɡlɔːrɪəs/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Excessively proud of oneself or one's achievements; overly vain.
  1. 'His promise to the commissioner of more to come is not just a journalist's vainglorious bluster.'
  2. 'His vainglorious speech at the Oscar ceremony claimed a new dawn for British cinema.'
  3. 'Like many vainglorious self-publicists, he probably thought he could charm the acid interviewer.'

Definitions

1. filled with or given to vainglory: a vainglorious actor.

2. characterized by, showing, or proceeding from vainglory: a vainglorious estimate of one's ability.

More examples(as adjective)

"withlofties can be vainglorious."

"times can be vainglorious."

"princelings can be vainglorious."

"politicians can be vainglorious."

"poles can be vainglorious."

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