Definition of Boastfulness

1. Noun. Outspoken conceit.

Exact synonyms: Vainglory
Generic synonyms: Conceit, Conceitedness, Vanity
Derivative terms: Boastful, Vainglorious



Definition of Boastfulness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being boastful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boastfulness

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Literary usage of Boastfulness

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1. A History of Greek Philosophy from the Earliest Period to the Time of Socrates by Eduard Zeller (1881)
"... account of his boastfulness, his avarice, and the undisguised selfishness of his principles ; Euthydemus and ..."

2. A Practical Guide to the Prophecies: With Reference to Their Interpretation by Edward Bickersteth (1841)
"CONSUMING OF POPERY, AND ITS boastfulness. The pillage of the Papal States by the French in 1797, was such as to drain them of its specie, and to take away ..."

3. The Moral Philosophy of Aristotle: Consisting of a Translation of the by Aristotle, Walter Mooney Hatch, William Archibald Spooner (1879)
"boastfulness has Г ' . , ,r . . " The man who lays claim to qualities superior to what he really possesses, without any particular object to serve, ..."

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