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[ noun ] feelings of excessive pride

Used in print

(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)

On the street outside , Hieronymus envisions a holocaust of the vanities of this world , such a burning of artistic and erotic productions as his namesake actually brought to pass in Florence , and prophetically he issues his curse : `` Gladius_Dei super terram cito et velociter '' .

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pride

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[ noun ] the trait of being vain and conceited

Synonyms

conceit

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[ noun ] the quality of being valueless or futile

Synonyms

emptiness

Examples

"he rejected the vanities of the world"

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worthlessness

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[ noun ] low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup

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table

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