Vainglory

Definition of Vainglory

Vain`glo´ry
n.1.Excessive vanity excited by one's own performances; empty pride; undue elation of mind; vain show; boastfulness.
He had nothing of vainglory.
- Bacon.
The man's undone forever; for if Hector break not his neck i' the combat, he'll break't himself in vainglory.
- Shak.

Related Words

amour-propre, autoeroticism, boastfulness, bombast, complacency, consequentiality, ego trip, egoism, egotism, exhibition, flaunting, narcism, narcissism, overproudness, overweening pride, self-admiration, self-advertisement, self-advertising, self-applause, self-approbation, self-complacency, self-congratulation, self-consequence, self-content, self-delight, self-endearment, self-glorification, self-gratulation, self-importance, self-infatuation, self-laudation, self-love, self-praise, self-respect, self-satisfaction, self-sufficiency, self-vaunting, self-worship, smugness, vaingloriousness, vainness, vanity
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