How to Pronounce vain?

Correct pronunciation for the word "vain" is [vˈe͡ɪn], [vˈe‍ɪn], [v_ˈeɪ_n].

"Vain" in context

Vain is a term used to describe a person who is overly proud when it comes to their own looks, achievements and abilities. People who are vain tend to focus heavily on their physical appearance, rating it as the most important aspect of their identity. They often use considerable time and energy to reach a perfect outward appearance and will generally take pleasure in the admiration they receive.

Vanity is often seen to be a fault because it can lead to someone having an inflated ego and conceit. It is a trait that can lead to negative consequences, such as people becoming arrogant, feeling superior to others, and becoming obsessed with the opinions of others.

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