Translation of "vain" - English-Turkish dictionary


adjective uk /veɪn/ us
in vain

without any success

boşuna, beyhude
I tried in vain to start a conversation.
vain attempt/effort/hope

an attempt/effort, etc that does not have the result you want

faydasız/boşuna/beyhude teşebbüs/çaba/ümit

too interested in your own appearance and thinking you are very attractive

kendinden başkasını görmeyen, kendini beğenmiş, mağrur, kibirli
vainly adverb

kibirli bir şekilde

(Translation of “vain” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)