Associations to the word «Vainglorious»

Wiktionary

VAINGLORIOUS, adjective. With excessive vanity or unwarranted pride.

Dictionary definition

VAINGLORIOUS, adjective. Feeling self-importance; "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.