WORD OF THE DAY
Vainglorious
veyn-GLAWR-ee-əs
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, 15th century
1

Feeling excessive pride or self-importance

2

Given to over-the-top demonstrations of boastful pride and vanity

Examples of Vainglorious in a sentence

“His coworkers didn’t think he deserved the promotion and were irritated by his vainglorious attitude.”

“His vainglorious assertions of success were revealed to be nothing but false claims.”