How Do You Spell VAIN?

Correct spelling for the English word "vain" is [v_ˈeɪ_n], [vˈe͡ɪn], [vˈe‍ɪn]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for VAIN

Below is the list of 251 misspellings for the word "vain". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for VAIN

  1. I have in vain begged her to let me go and see him - can you think of any plan by which I may do so ? - "The Three Lieutenants" by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. He waited and waited in vain . - "What Answer?" by Anna E. Dickinson
  3. Gwynneth was given to understand that she had more to be vain about than most . - "Peccavi" by E. W. Hornung
  4. " Why , Nancy ," he says , smiling -" I had no idea that you were so vain !" - "Nancy A Novel" by Rhoda Broughton
  5. Mercy tried hard to understand him , and tried in vain . - "The New Magdalen" by Wilkie Collins