Associations to the word «Vanity»


VANITY, noun. That which is vain, futile, or worthless; that which is of no value, use or profit.
VANITY, noun. Excessive pride in or admiration of one's own abilities, appearance or achievements.
VANITY, noun. A dressing table used to apply makeup, preen, and coif hair. The table is normally quite low and similar to a desk, with drawers and one or more mirrors on top. Either a chair or bench is used to sit upon.
VANITY, noun. A washbasin installed into a permanently fixed storage unit, used as an item of bathroom furniture.
VANITY, noun. Emptiness.
VANITY, noun. (obsolete) Any idea, theory or statement that is without foundation.
VANITY BOX, noun. (historical) A small box, usually jewelled or of precious metal and worn on a chain, containing a mirror, powder puff, and other small toilet articles for a woman.
VANITY BOXES, noun. Plural of vanity box
VANITY CASE, noun. A portable case for cosmetics
VANITY CASES, noun. Plural of vanity case
VANITY LICENSE PLATE, noun. A license plate whose identifier is chosen by the registering owner.
VANITY LICENSE PLATES, noun. Plural of vanity license plate
VANITY NUMBER, noun. A phone number as a mnemonic whose letters translate into numbers.
VANITY NUMBERS, noun. Plural of vanity number
VANITY PLATE, noun. A license plate whose identifier is chosen by the registering owner.
VANITY PLATES, noun. Plural of vanity plate
VANITY PRESS, noun. A book publisher that lets the author pay the expenses of publishing up front, leaving the risk of financial failure with the author.
VANITY PRESSES, noun. Plural of vanity press
VANITY PUBLISHER, noun. A vanity press.
VANITY PUBLISHERS, noun. Plural of vanity publisher
VANITY PUBLISHING, noun. Publication through a vanity press.
VANITY TABLE, noun. A dressing table

Dictionary definition

VANITY, noun. Feelings of excessive pride.
VANITY, noun. The quality of being valueless or futile; "he rejected the vanities of the world".
VANITY, noun. The trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride.
VANITY, noun. Low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup.

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche