vainglory, vain-glory (n.) Old form(s): Vainglorie
undue vanity, unwarranted pride
Cym IV.i.7[Cloten alone] it is not vain-glory for a man and his glass to confer in his own chamber
H8 III.i.127[Queen Katherine to Campeius and Wolsey, of herself] A woman, I dare say without vainglory [i.e. without boasting]
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