from The Century Dictionary.
- Springing from vainglory or vanity; vain; boastful.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Springing from vainglory or vanity; vain; boastful.
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This self-glorious pride of hers gave her for a while that zest in all the trivial common things which made her a companion so delightful to
It was hard for the proud, self-glorious young warrior; it was not only hard but if he took into consideration his overbearing manner toward Zashue,
Satiety surfeits (Pr 25: 16); so men who are self-glorious find shame. is not glory -- "not" is supplied from the first clause, or "is grievous," in which sense a similar word is used (Pr 27: 2).
From this place he writes to Atticus in language that seems to us self-glorious and boastful, but still has a ring of honesty about it.
Self-sufficient, assured, with scarce shyness enough for modesty, handsome and hard, she was essentially a self-glorious Philistine; nor would she be anything better till something was sent to humble her, though what spiritual engine might be equal to the task was not for man to imagine.
A self-glorious man is the biggest fool in the world.
He was of a spirit masterful, self-confident, and perhaps self-glorious -- but he was at the same time honest and independent.
a spirit masterful, self-confident, and perhaps self-glorious — but he was at the same time honest and independent.