Translation of vanity in Spanish:

vanity

vanidad, n.

Pronunciation /ˈvænədi//ˈvanɪti/

nounPlural vanities

  • 1

    • 1.1(about appearance)

      vanidad feminine
      lipstick is one of the few vanities I allow myself pintarme los labios es una de las pocas concesiones que hago a la vanidad
      • So many members thanked and praised me, and it satisfied my vanity.
      • "Nowadays men are also indulging their vanity.
      • My vanity and pride was slightly bruised, though, and that serves me right.
      • He only ever sat for the occasional portrait and despised the excesses and vanities of his day.
      • One simply did not undertake surgical procedures for vanity's sake, he was told upon his dismissal.
      • I'm glad now that I had a strict Jesuit education and upbringing, including all the nagging neuroses about self-control and vanity.
      • He had no concern for his appearance; no personal vanity.
      • He was equally candid about dabbling in hard drugs, but said that his vanity and ambition prevented him from developing a full-blown heroin addiction.
      • Nobody survives lying to me and betraying me just for a good headline and to feed her own vanity!
      • Greed, envy, hatred, selfishness, vanity, and arrogance are all negative traits which must be totally eliminated.
      • But his vanity, pettiness and egocentrism exasperated even his closest friends.
      • But human vanity being what it is, such logic seldom prevails.
      • This is not, however, a simple tale of vanity or excessive consumption.
      • Once their pride and vanity has been wounded it takes a long time to recover.
      • Beware of arrogance and vanity when you bask in your glory.
      • A heart full of false pride, vanity and arrogance has no room for wisdom, so it will remain lost in the darkness.
      • Talking to him will only flatter his vanity.
      • His greatest weakness may well be his seemingly fathomless personal vanity.
      • While the Italians are perfectly comfortable with male vanity, the British are not.
      • How can we get free of the petty tyrannies of our own female vanity?

    • 1.2(pride)

      orgullo masculine
      vanidad feminine

    • 1.3literary (emptiness, frivolity)

      vanidad feminine literary
      vanity of vanities, all is vanity vanidad de vanidades y todo es vanidad
      • They might consider the bounty of the earth, in one mood, or the vanity of human wishes and desires in another.
      • He composed another poem on the vanity of worldliness.
      • The eroded head of a figure on a tombstone suggests the vanity of attempts to stem the ravages of time.
      • He was reflecting, perhaps, on the vanity of human passions.
      • It is when the pilgrim throws away the rose-colored glasses of illusion and sees the vanity of all worldly preoccupation that he breaks free of their bondage.

  • 2US

    (dressing table)
    tocador masculine
    • Her oak vanity had several different types of make-up and hair supplies resting on it.
    • There was a dresser, a small television, and a vanity.
    • Paige held up her hands defensively and walked over to Lee's vanity table.
    • A carved vanity, made of some kind of almost white wood, was in a corner, and a large wardrobe of the same wood and design stood against another wall.
    • As Delia admires herself in her vanity table mirror, Cary decides to make a quiet escape.
    • She pictured it the way she remembered it: light purple walls with a dark purple carpet, white wicker furniture and a small vanity in the corner.
    • The larger room also has a desk which could double as a vanity unit.
    • Upon examining the rest of the drawers, she realized it was more of a vanity than a desk.
    • Between the two beds was a creamy beige couch, and across from that, a wash basin, vanity, and wardrobe.
    • Looking from her view on the bed across the way was a pretty oak vanity with a good size mirror.
    • The room was like some sort of ritzy hotel, complete with a dresser, a vanity, and a four-poster bed.
    • Instead of paint, try a colored stain to revive wood cabinets or a vanity.
    • She rose from her stool at her vanity and hugged Michelle.
    • Small and rectangular, the chamber housed a mahogany bed, chest of drawers, washbasin and vanity.
    • There was a small vanity with a stool in front of it with an assortment of perfumes and make up covering the top.
    • A bar stool is used as a chair for the high vanity.
    • My bedroom has my bed and my vanity and my bathroom connected to it.