selfvaunted

vaunted

[vawn-tid, vahn-]
adjective
praised boastfully or excessively: the vaunted beauties of Paris.

Origin:
1625–35; vaunt + -ed2

self-vaunted, adjective
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vaunt
mid-14c., from M.Fr. vanter "to praise, speak highly of," from L.L. vanitare "to boast," frequentative of L. vanare "to utter empty words," from vanus "idle, empty" (see vain).
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