Übersetzung von “vain” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

vain

adjectivevain /veɪn/
=pointless not successful
vain/-e

a vain attempt to do sth
une vaine tentative pour faire quelque chose
too proud of your appearance or abilities
vaniteux/-euse

a vain woman
une femme vaniteuse
in vain
without success
en vain

We tried in vain to reach him.
Nous avons essayé en vain de le joindre.

(Übersetzung von “vain” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

vain

adjective /vein/

having too much pride in one’s appearance, achievements etc; conceited

vaniteux
She’s very vain about her looks.

unsuccessful

vain
He made a vain attempt to reach the drowning woman.

empty; meaningless

vide
vain threats
vain promises.
vainly adverb

unsuccessfully

vainement
He searched vainly for the treasure.
vanity /ˈvӕnəti/ noun

excessive admiration of oneself; conceit

vanité
Vanity is her chief fault.

worthlessness or pointlessness

vanité
the vanity of human ambition.
in vain

with no success

en vain
He tried in vain to open the locked door.

(Übersetzung von “vain” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)