Translation of "vainly" - English-Spanish dictionary

vainly

adverb /ˈveɪn·li/ /ˈveɪn·li/

in a way that shows you are too interested in your own appearance

con vanidad

unsuccessfully

en vano
He tried vainly to make them listen.

(Translation of “vainly” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)