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Word of the Day – Vainglorious

By February 10, 2017Word of the Day

Vainglorious (adj)


Excessively proud of oneself or one’s achievements; overly vain, boastful.

Late Middle English vanegloreous ; from Medieval Latin vaniglorius.

Example sentences

“Like many vainglorious self-publicists, he probably thought he could charm his way out of answering the more awkward questions.”

“His fatuous smile alone would have aroused their ire before he opened his vainglorious mouth.”

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