Vainglorious vs Haughty - What's the difference?

vainglorious | haughty |


As adjectives the difference between vainglorious and haughty

is that vainglorious is with excessive vanity or unwarranted pride while haughty is conveying in demeanour the assumption of superiority; disdainful, supercilious.

vainglorious

English

From (etyl) vain glorios, from (etyl)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • With excessive vanity or unwarranted pride.
  • haughty

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Conveying in demeanour the assumption of superiority; disdainful, supercilious.
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    Usage notes

    Possibly due to the similar sounding (and utterly different in meaning) hottie'', ''haughty has become rare in some parts of North America.

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