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vain

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vain/ˈveɪn/adjective
vainervainest
vain
/ˈveɪn/
adjective
vainervainest
Learner's definition of VAIN  
[also more vain; most vain] : too proud of your own appearance, abilities, achievements, etc.
: having no success: not producing a desired result

in vain

: without success: without producing a good or desired result

take someone's name in vain

: to use (a name, especially the name of God) in a way that does not show proper respect

— vainly

adverb
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