Definition of vainglory:

part of speech: noun

Unwarranted pride; boastfulness.

part of speech: noun

Vain or empty glory in one's own performances: pride above desert.

part of speech: noun

Excessive vanity or pride over one's own accomplishments; satisfaction with all that pertains to oneself; vain pomp or show.

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