\vˈanɪti], \vˈanɪti], \v_ˈa_n_ɪ_t_i]\
Definitions of VANITY
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n. [Latin] Emptiness; inanity ; uncertainty;-fruitless desire or endeavour; useless labour;â€”empty pleasure; idle show; unsubstantial enjoyment; â€” unreality; shadow ;â€”especially, an inflation of mind upon slight grounds ; empty pride ; â€” conceit of oneâ€™s personal appearance, dress, talents, accomplishments, Ac;â€” usually implying a silly and forward display of them, and an eager desire to court the notice and approbation of others;â€”love of indiscriminate admiration ;â€” ostentation; vainglory that which is vain ; any thing empty, visionary, or unsubstantial;-one of the characters in the old moralities and puppet-shows.