To help the matter, the alchemists call in many vanities out of astrology.
An example of vanity is a girl thinking she is the prettiest in the entire school.
An example of vanity is where a woman might put on her makeup.
Origin of vanity
- Middle English vanite from Old French from Latin vānitās from vānus empty euə- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition