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Synonyms for vanity
ˈvæn ɪ tivan·i·ty

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. vanitynoun

    Synonyms:
    pride, egotism, conceit, narcissism

  2. vanitynoun

    That which is vain, futile, or worthless; that which is of no value, use or profit.

    Synonyms:
    conceit, pride, egotism, narcissism

  3. vanitynoun

    Excessive pride in or admiration of one's own abilities, appearance or achievements.

    Synonyms:
    egotism, pride, conceit, narcissism

  4. vanitynoun

    A dressing table used to apply makeup, preen, and coif hair. The table is normally quite low and similar to a desk, with drawers and one or more mirrors atop. Either a chair or bench is used to sit upon.

    Synonyms:
    conceit, narcissism, pride, egotism

  5. vanitynoun

    Emptiness.

    Synonyms:
    conceit, egotism, pride, narcissism

  6. vanitynoun

    Any idea, theory or statement that is without foundation.

    Synonyms:
    conceit, pride, egotism, narcissism

English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes

  1. vanity

    Egoism is giving the "I" undue supremacy in thought; egotism is giving the "I" undue prominence in speech. Egotism is sometimes used in the sense of egoism, or supreme regard for oneself. Self-assertion is the claim by word, act, or manner of what one believes to be his due; self-conceit is an overestimate of one's own powers or deserts. Conceit is a briefer expression for self-conceit, with always an offensive implication; self-conceit is ridiculous or pitiable; conceit arouses resentment. There is a worthy self-confidence which springs from consciousness of rectitude and of power equal to demands. Self-assertion at times becomes a duty; but self-conceit is always a weakness. Self-consciousness is the keeping of one's thoughts upon oneself, with the constant anxious question of what others will think. Vanity is an overweening admiration of self, craving equal admiration from others; self-consciousness is commonly painful to its possessor, vanity always a source of satisfaction, except as it fails to receive its supposed due. Self-esteem is more solid and better founded than self-conceit; but is ordinarily a weakness, and never has the worthy sense of self-confidence. Compare ASSURANCE; PRIDE.

    Synonyms:
    conceit, egoism, egotism, self-assertion, self-conceit, self-confidence, self-consciousness, self-esteem

    Antonyms:
    bashfulness, deference, diffidence, humility, modesty, self-distrust, self-forgetfulness, shyness, unobtrusiveness, unostentatiousness

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. amour propre, conceit, self-love, vanitynoun

    feelings of excessive pride

    Synonyms:
    narcism, toilet table, dressing table, narcissism, conceit, self-love, amour propre, conceitedness, emptiness, dresser

  2. vanity, emptinessnoun

    the quality of being valueless or futile

    "he rejected the vanities of the world"

    Synonyms:
    dressing table, vacancy, toilet table, dresser, vacuum, conceit, self-love, amour propre, conceitedness, emptiness, void

  3. conceit, conceitedness, vanitynoun

    the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride

    Synonyms:
    dressing table, toilet table, conceit, self-love, amour propre, conceitedness, emptiness, dresser

  4. dressing table, dresser, vanity, toilet tablenoun

    low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup

    Synonyms:
    dressing table, toilet table, dresser, self-love, chest, actor's assistant, conceit, chest of drawers, amour propre, bureau, emptiness, conceitedness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes4.5 / 2 votes

  1. vanitynoun

    Synonyms:
    emptiness, hollowness, worthlessness, futility, unrealness, unsubstantialness

  2. vanitynoun

    Synonyms:
    conceit, conceitedness, egotism, self-conceit, self-sufficiency, petty pride

  3. vanitynoun

    Synonyms:
    idle show, vain pursuit

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. vanitynoun

    Synonyms:
    unsubstantialness, unreality, inanity, delusiveness, emptiness, sham, conceit, self-admiration, egotism

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "vanity":

    courtesy, comity, conceit, politeness, graceful, civility, posturing

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Vanity":

    Denise Matthews, Denise Katrina Matthews, Vanity 6, Denise Matthews-Smith, D.D. Winters, Denise Sonic

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How to use vanity in a sentence?

  1. Dale Carnegie:

    When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bustling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity.

  2. Cheng Taining:

    These weird buildings are too alienated from basic architectural norms and... have become super-sized art installations that jump on the desire and vanity bandwagon.

  3. Valerie Greenberg:

    Right now there is no question that it's all about Caitlyn Jenner.The Diane Sawyer interview partnered with Vanity Fair cover story is only the beginning, the other members of the family should embrace their time out of the spotlight because it's Caitlyn's turn to shine.

  4. Swami Krishnananda:

    What man needs is not philosophy or religion in the academic or formalistic sense of the term, but ability to think rightly. The malady of the age is not absence of philosophy or even irreligion but wrong thinking and a vanity which passes for knowledge. Though it is difficult to define right thinking, it cannot be denied that it is the goal of the aspirations of everyone.

  5. Sorin Cerin:

    We should all have the freedom to die with majesty in an unworthy life which was subjected to sin and vanity.


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