Antonyms of VAINEST

Examples of usage:

  1. It is the vainest of questions; yet one which in such circumstances mortals are terribly tempted to ask. "A Letter of Credit" by Susan Warner
  2. My heart was beating at the imaginary presence of the vainest of shadows. "The Betrayal" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. Here the word other should be expunged; for this latter term must include the former: that is, the fondness for show must be one of the follies of which it is the vainest. "The Grammar of English Grammars" by Goold Brown
  4. And Wilson thought it the vainest of labours when she saw me set about reviving them, cutting the stalks afresh, and dipping them head and ears into water- but then she did not know how you, and I, and ours, live under a miraculous dispensation, and could only simply be astonished when they took to blowing again as if they never had wanted the dew of the garden, ... "The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846" by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  5. Leibnitz, one of the vainest and most chimerical men that ever got a name in philosophy, and who is often so unintelligible that no man ought to believe he understood himself, censured Locke as a superficial philosopher. "Letters to Sir William Windham and Mr. Pope" by Lord Bolingbroke
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