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vainglorious (adj) proud and boastful

To be vainglorious is to be excessively proud and boastful. A vainglorious person thinks and talks too high of themselves, and feels superior to others. They brag a lot.

  • Jenson is too vainglorious to accept that others have their own greatness. He is so proud and thinks he is great. He brags about his greatness and makes light of otherís achievements.
  • For all his greatness and achievements, Jessica is not at all vainglorious. She never boasts of herself and is not at all proud.
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