II. PERSONAL AFFECTIONS
4. Extrinsic Affections
[Nouns] vanity; conceit, conceitedness; self-conceit, self-complacency, self-confidence, self-sufficiency, self-esteem, self-love, self-approbation, self-praise, self-glorification, self-laudation, self-gratulation, self-applause, self-admiration; amour propre; selfishness [more].
vox et praeterea nihil; cheval de bataille.
[Verbs] be vain, be vain of; pique oneself (pride) [more]; lay the flattering unction to one's soul.
have too high an opinion of oneself, have an overweening opinion of oneself, have too high an opinion of one's talents; blind oneself as to one's own merit; not think small beer of oneself, not think vin ordinaire of oneself; put oneself forward; fish for compliments; give oneself airs (assume) [more]; boast [more].
render vain; inspire with vanity; inflate, puff up, turn up, turn one's head.
[Adjectives] vain, vain as a peacock; conceited, overweening, pert, forward;, vainglorious, high-flown; ostentatious [more]; puffed up, inflated, flushed.
self-satisfied, self-confident, self-sufficient, self-flattering, self-admiring, self-applauding, self-glorious, self-opinionated; entente (wrongheaded) [more]; wise in one's own conceit, pragmatical, overwise, pretentious, priggish; egotistic, egotistical; soi-disant (boastful) [more]; arrogant [more]. unabashed, unblushing; unconstrained, unceremonious; free and easy.