Hindi translation of 'vain'
vain /veɪn व़ेइन्/
Word forms: vainer, vainest
1. adjective before noun, phrase
A vain attempt to do something does not succeed. If you do something in vain, what you do has no effect.
She made a vain attempt at a smile.
It became obvious that all her complaints were in vain.
निष्फल रूप से
He hunted vainly through his pockets for some money.
If you describe someone as vain, you disapprove of them because they are too proud of their appearance.
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Example Sentences Including 'vain'
She apologized most humbly for her rudeness, but all in vain.Challenge for the Chalet School
In the absence of real meaning, people turn to possessions in a vain attempt to give their futile lives purpose.READY? (2001)
Then, as if seeking to massage some feeling back into her wasted arm, he searched for the vain.The Endless Game
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'vain' in Other Languages
- Arabic: باَطِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: vaidoso vaidosa
- Chinese: 徒然的
- Croatian: uzaludan
- Czech: marný bezvýsledný
- Danish: frugtesløs
- Dutch: vergeefs
- European Spanish: vano
- Finnish: turhamainen
- French: vaniteux
- German: eitel
- Greek: μάταιος μάταιη
- Italian: vano vana
- Japanese: うぬぼれの強い
- Korean: 허영심이 강한
- Norwegian: forfengelig
- Polish: próżny próżnazadufany
- Portuguese: vaidoso vaidosa
- Romanian: zadarnic zadarnică, zadarnici, zadarnice
- Russian: тщетный
- Spanish: vanidoso vanidosa
- Swedish: fåfäng fåfängt
- Thai: ไร้ประโยชน์
- Turkish: kendini beğenmiş
- Ukrainian: марний
- Vietnamese: vô hiệu
Translation of vain from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary