how to pronounce vanity


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vanity is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of vanity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… grandiosity vanity of Eagle depending I …”

meanings of vanity


  1. A dressing table used to apply makeup, preen, and coif hair. The table is normally quite low and similar to a desk, with drawers and one or more mirrors on top. Either a chair or bench is used to sit upon.
  2. Emptiness.
  3. That which is vain, futile, or worthless; that which is of no value, use or profit.
  4. Excessive pride in or admiration of one's own abilities, appearance or achievements.
  5. Any idea, theory or statement that is without foundation.
  6. A washbasin installed into a permanently fixed storage unit, used as an item of bathroom furniture.

vanity frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word vanity occurs in english on average 7.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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