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Translation of "vain" - English-Spanish dictionary

vain

adjective   /veɪn/
too interested in your own appearance and thinking you are very attractive vanidoso, presumido
unsuccessful or of no value vano, inútil The doctors gave him more powerful drugs in the vain hope that he might recover.1913
in vain
without any success en vano I tried in vain to start a conversation.
(Definition of vain from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

vain

adjective /vein/
having too much pride in one’s appearance, achievements etc ; conceited vanidoso, presumido She’s very vain about her looks.
unsuccessful vano He made a vain attempt to reach the drowning woman.
empty; meaningless vano, vacío vain threats vain promises.
vainly adverb
unsuccessfully en vano, inútilmente He searched vainly for his car keys.
vanity /ˈvӕnəti/ noun
excessive admiration of oneself; conceit vanidad Vanity is her chief fault.
worthlessness or pointlessness vanidad, inutilidad the vanity of human ambition.
in vain
with no success en vano He tried in vain to open the locked door.
(Definition of vain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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