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1. vanity

noun. ['ˈvænəti, ˈvænɪti'] feelings of excessive pride.

Synonyms

  • conceit
  • pridefulness
  • pride
  • amour propre

Antonyms

  • thoughtfulness
  • trustworthiness
  • trustiness
  • untrustiness

Etymology

  • vanite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vanité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Vanity

  • christianity
  • insanity
  • humanity
  • hannity

How do you pronounce vanity?

Pronounce vanity as ˈvænɪti.

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Sentences with vanity


1. Noun, singular or mass
This mark is the center of the vanity top and marks where the center of the sink will be.

Quotes about vanity


1. She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth.
- Christina Rossetti

2. Okay, sense of humor: plus one. Being able to laugh at yourself: plus one. Being able to laugh at other people without being mean: plus one. Vanity: minus one.
- Katie Aselton

3. Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. vanity

noun. ['ˈvænəti, ˈvænɪti'] low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup.

Synonyms

  • toilet table
  • dresser
  • dressing table

Antonyms

  • frivolity
  • discipline
  • irresoluteness
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • vanite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vanité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. vanity

noun. ['ˈvænəti, ˈvænɪti'] the quality of being valueless or futile.

Synonyms

  • emptiness
  • ineptitude

Antonyms

  • untrustworthiness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • uncleanliness

Etymology

  • vanite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vanité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. vanity

noun. ['ˈvænəti, ˈvænɪti'] the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride.

Synonyms

  • posturing
  • conceit
  • boastfulness
  • swelled head
  • egotism
  • narcism
  • vainglory
  • narcissism
  • trait
  • conceitedness
  • self-importance

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness
  • trust
  • masculinity
  • folly

Etymology

  • vanite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vanité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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