OTHER WORDS FROM vaingloriousvain·glo·ri·ous·ly, adverbvain·glo·ri·ous·ness, noun
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How to use vainglorious in a sentence
Yossarian's vainglorious commanders raise the number of required missions and raise them again and again.
It is vulgar and it is vainglorious and therefore entirely typical of Palin's political style.
Will Jamie Oliver succeed where the vivacious, vainglorious Gayelord failed?
As vainglorious was Richard Westmacott's retreat from the field of unstricken battle as his advance upon it had been inglorious.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
To have had a pastor always might have made them vainglorious.Auld Licht Idylls|J. M. Barrie
Where formerly they were vainglorious, spiteful and envious, they now become humble, gentle and patient.Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians|Martin Luther
I could cite a number of amusing illustrations of this vainglorious sentiment, but one will suffice.
He would condescend to that for the sake, on a near day, of publicly humiliating a certain vainglorious jewellery dealer.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson