Synonyms of vain in English:
1 he was vain about his looks
conceited, narcissistic, self-loving, in love with oneself, self-admiring, self-regarding, wrapped up in oneself, self-absorbed, self-obsessed, self-centred, egotistic, egotistical, egoistic, egocentric, egomaniac;
(be vain)have an excessively high opinion of oneself, think too highly of oneself, think a lot of oneself
informalthink one is the cat's whiskers/pyjamas, think one is God's gift (to women)
2 a vain attempt to tidy up the room
ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, impotent, powerless, unavailing, to no avail, fruitless, profitless, unproductive;
[Antonyms] successful, productive
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vain, futile, fruitless, pointless
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