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Vanity Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup
  • the trait of being vain and conceited
  • the quality of being valueless or futile; "he rejected the vanities of the world"
  • feelings of excessive pride

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • feelings of excessive pride ,
  • the quality of being valueless or futile; "he rejected the vanities of the world" ,
  • the trait of being unduly vain and conceited ,
  • low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Vanity'


  • Vanity: For the style of artwork, see Vanitas. For other uses, see Vanity (disambiguation). Vanity is the excessive belief in one's own abilities or attractiveness
  • Vanity press: For the Wikipedia guideline on vanity pages, see Wikipedia:Conflict of interest. A vanity press, vanity publisher, or subsidy publisher is a term describing
  • Vanity Fair: Vanity Fair may refer to: Vanity Fair, a location in The Pilgrim's Progress (1678), by John Bunyan Vanity Fair (novel), 1848, by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Vanity 6: Vanity 6 was an American female vocal trio assembled by American musician Prince in mid–1981. In 1981, Prince, himself a rising musical star, suggested
  • Vanity Fair (magazine): earlier magazines of the same name, see Vanity Fair (magazines). For other uses, see Vanity Fair (disambiguation). Vanity Fair is a magazine of popular culture
  • Vanity (disambiguation): on vanity pages about your self or your organization, see Wikipedia:Conflict of interest. Vanity is excessive self-regard and overblown pride. Vanity may
  • Vanity label: A vanity label (see related topic on vanity press) is an informal name given sometimes to a record label founded as a wholly or partially owned subsidiary
  • Vanity Fair (magazines): magazines bearing the name Vanity Fair. For the modern magazine of the same name, see Vanity Fair (magazine). Vanity Fair has been the title of at
  • Vanity Fair (UK magazine): published from 1868 to 1914. For other Vanity Fair magazines, see Vanity Fair (magazines). The second Vanity Fair was a British weekly magazine
  • List of Vanity Fair (British magazine) caricatures: magazine Vanity Fair (1868–1914). See Vanity Fair artists List of Vanity Fair (British magazine) caricatures (1868-1869) List of Vanity Fair (British

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'Vanity' example sentence in quotations


* There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me the first Christmas we knew each other. I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed-the four-poster-I'll be needing that to die in. - Helen Hayes

* It must require an inordinate share of vanity and presumption, too, after enjoying so much that is good and beautiful on earth, to ask the Lord for immortality in addition to all. - Heinrich Heine

* Wounded vanity knows when it is mortally hurt and limps off the field, piteous, all disguises thrown away. But pride carries its banner to the last and fast as it is driven from one field unfurls it in another, never admitting that there is a shade less honor in the second field than in the first, or in the third than in the second. - Helen Hunt Jackson


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