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Roget-categorie 880

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.2. Personal affections
›› 6.2.5. Extrinsic affections

#880. Vanity

zelfstandig naamwoord

vanityconceit, conceitednessself-conceit, self-complacency, self-confidence, self-sufficiency, self-esteem, self-love, self-approbation, self-praise, self-glorification, self-laudation, self-gratulation, self-applause, self-admirationamour propre [Fr.]selfishness etc. 943.
airs, affected manner, pretensions, mannerismegotism priggism, priggishnesscoxcombry, gaudery, vainglory, elationpride etc. 878ostentation etc. 882assurance etc. 885.
vox et praeterea nihil [Lat.]cheval de bataille [Fr.].
coxcomb etc. 854Sir Oracle etc. 887.

werkwoord

be vain etc. adj., be vain ofpique oneself etc. (pride) 878lay 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 talentsblind oneself as to one's own meritnot think small beer of oneself, not think vin ordinaire of oneself [Fr.]put oneself forwardfish for complimentsgive oneself airs etc. (assume) 885boast etc. 884.
render vain etc. adj. — inspire with vanity etc. n. — inflate, puff up, turn up, turn one's head.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

vain, vain as a peacock, proud as a peacockconceited, overweening, pert, forwardvainglorious, high-flownostentatious etc. 882puffed up, inflated, flushed.
self-satisfied, self-confident, self-sufficient, self-flattering, self-admiring, self-applauding, self-glorious, self-opinionatedentente etc. (wrongheaded) 481wise in one's own conceit, pragmatical, overwise, pretentious, priggishegotistic, egotisticalsoi-disant etc. (boastful) 884 [Fr.]arrogant etc. 885.
unabashed, unblushingunconstrained, unceremoniousfree and easy.

bijwoord

vainly etc. adj..

uitdrukking

how we apples swim! " [Swift]; prouder than rustling in unpaid-for silk" [Cymbeline].



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