vainness (n.) Old form(s): vainnesse, vain-nesse
boasting, ostentation, vanity
H5 V.chorus.20[Chorus, of King Henry] Being free from vainness and self-glorious pride
TN III.iv.346[Viola as Cesario to Antonio] I hate ingratitude more in a man / Than lying, vainness, babbling drunkenness
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