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Found 3 items, similar to vain.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: vain gagal, genit, percuma, sombong
English → English (WordNet) Definition: vain vain adj 1: characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance; “a conceited fool”; “an attitude of self-conceited arrogance”; “an egotistical disregard of others”; “so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty”; “growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary”; “vain about her clothes” [syn: conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed] 2: unproductive of success; “a fruitless search”; “futile years after her artistic peak”; “a sleeveless errand”; “a vain attempt” [syn: bootless, fruitless, futile, sleeveless]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Vain Vain \Vain\, a. [Compar. Vainer; superl. Vainest.] [F. vain, L. vanus empty, void, vain. Cf. Vanish, Vanity, Vaunt to boast.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having no real substance, value, or importance; empty; void; worthless; unsatisfying. “Thy vain excuse.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Every man walketh in a vain show. --Ps. xxxix. 6. [1913 Webster] Let no man deceive you with vain words. --Eph. v. 6. [1913 Webster] Vain pomp, and glory of this world, I hate ye! --Shak. [1913 Webster] Vain visdom all, and false philosophy. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Destitute of forge or efficacy; effecting no purpose; fruitless; ineffectual; as, vain toil; a vain attempt. [1913 Webster] Bring no more vain oblations. --Isa. i. 13. [1913 Webster] Vain is the force of man To crush the pillars which the pile sustain. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Proud of petty things, or of trifling attainments; having a high opinion of one's own accomplishments with slight reason; conceited; puffed up; inflated. [1913 Webster] But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith apart from works is barren? --James ii. 20 (Rev. Ver.). [1913 Webster] The minstrels played on every side, Vain of their art. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. Showy; ostentatious. [1913 Webster] Load some vain church with old theatric state. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Syn: Empty; worthless; fruitless; ineffectual; idle; unreal; shadowy; showy; ostentatious; light; inconstant; deceitful; delusive; unimportant; trifling. [1913 Webster] Vain \Vain\, n. Vanity; emptiness; -- now used only in the phrase in vain. [1913 Webster] For vain. See In vain. [Obs.] --Shak. In vain, to no purpose; without effect; ineffectually. “ In vain doth valor bleed.” --Milton. “ In vain they do worship me.” --Matt. xv. 9. To take the name of God in vain, to use the name of God with levity or profaneness. [1913 Webster]


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