Vain

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Negative ConnotationPlay
When calling somebody vain, it usually suggests disapproval of their excessive pride. SlideDespite his talent, his vain demeanor turned many people off.
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Not Always ObviousPlay
Someone may not openly show it, but can be vain in subtle ways, like through attitudes. SlideShe was vain about her ancestry, often hinting at it in conversations.
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Cultural PerceptionsPlay
Vanity is seen negatively in many cultures, but expressing confidence isn't always vanity. SlideHe wasn't being vain; he genuinely knew he was the best candidate for the job.