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synonyms for vaingloriousness

  • arrogance
  • cockiness
  • egotism
  • grandiosity
  • immodesty
  • ostentation
  • pomposity
  • pompousness
  • pretension
  • smugness
  • vanity
  • bigheadedness
  • grandioseness

antonyms for vaingloriousness

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  • humility
  • modesty
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How to use vaingloriousness in a sentence

Why did the President put up so long with the vaingloriousness and ineffectiveness of McClellan?
ABRAHAM LINCOLNGEORGE HAVEN PUTNAM
With this was united a tendency at times to oscillate to the other extreme of vaingloriousness.
GREAT ITALIAN AND FRENCH COMPOSERSGEORGE T. FERRIS
The most tiresome vaingloriousness may be more hopeful than hypercriticism and spleen.
THE OXFORD BOOK OF AMERICAN ESSAYSVARIOUS
Which showed the vaingloriousness of his character, for clearly he knew nothing about Jimmy Hacker.
IT NEVER CAN HAPPEN AGAINWILLIAM DE MORGAN
They will put it all down to vaingloriousness and affectation.
A HUNGARIAN NABOBMAURUS JKAI
There was no thought of vaingloriousness or of posing as the victor.
ABRAHAM LINCOLNGEORGE HAVEN PUTNAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VAINGLORIOUSNESS

  • arrogance
  • bigheadedness
  • cockiness
  • egotism
  • grandioseness
  • grandiosity
  • immodesty
  • ostentation
  • pomposity
  • pompousness
  • pretension
  • smugness
  • vaingloriousness
  • vanity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.