conceited


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con·ceit·ed

 (kən-sē′tĭd)
adj.
Holding or characterized by an unduly high opinion of oneself; vain.

con·ceit′ed·ly adv.
con·ceit′ed·ness n.

conceited

(kənˈsiːtɪd)
adj
1. having a high or exaggerated opinion of oneself or one's accomplishments
2. archaic fanciful
3. obsolete witty or intelligent
conˈceitedly adv
conˈceitedness n

con•ceit•ed

(kənˈsi tɪd)

adj.
1. having an excessively favorable opinion of oneself; vain.
2. Archaic.
a. having an opinion.
b. fanciful; whimsical.
[1535–45]
con•ceit′ed•ly, adv.
con•ceit′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.conceited - characteristic of false prideconceited - characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance; "a conceited fool"; "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"; "an egotistical disregard of others"; "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"; "growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"; "vain about her clothes"
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"

conceited

adjective self-important, vain, arrogant, stuck up (informal), cocky, narcissistic, puffed up, egotistical, overweening, immodest, vainglorious, swollen-headed, bigheaded (informal), full of yourself, too big for your boots or breeches I thought him conceited and arrogant.
modest, humble, unassuming, self-effacing

conceited

adjective
2. Unduly preoccupied with one's own appearance:
Translations
مَغْرور، مُعْجَبٌ بِنَفْسِه
domýšlivýješitný
indbilsk
sjálfbirginn, montinn
domišljav

conceited

[kənˈsiːtɪd] ADJvanidoso, engreído
to be conceited aboutenvanecerse con or de or por

conceited

[kənˈsiːtɪd] adj (= vain) [person] → vaniteux/euse, suffisant(e)

conceited

adjeingebildet

conceited

[kənˈsiːtɪd] adjpieno/a di sé, presuntuoso/a, vanitoso/a

conceit

(kənˈsiːt) noun
too much pride in oneself. He's full of conceit about his good looks.
conˈceited adjective
having too much pride in oneself. She's conceited about her artistic ability.

conceit is spelt with -ei-.
References in classic literature ?
You are getting to be rather conceited, my dear, and it is quite time you set about correcting it.
She was a conceited, boastful old thing, and even misfortune could not humble her.
I did believe there was no cry that Indian or beast could make, that my ears had not heard; but this has proved that I was only a vain and conceited mortal.
Kearney," she said dryly, "one would think that some silly, conceited girl"--she was quite earnest in her epithets, for a sudden, angry conviction of some coquetry and disingenuousness in Jessie had come to her in contemplating its effects upon the young fellow at her side--"some country jilt, had been trying her rustic hand upon you.
Marking all this, Stubb argued well for his scheme, and turning to the Guernsey-man had a little chat with him, during which the stranger mate expressed his detestation of his Captain as a conceited ignoramus, who had brought them all into so unsavory and unprofitable a pickle.
I should say he was the laziest, most conceited fellow I ever came near.
Tom Sawyer stepped forward with conceited con- fidence and soared into the unquenchable and inde- structible "Give me liberty or give me death" speech, with fine fury and frantic gesticulation, and broke down in the middle of it.
Rebecca repeated it over and over again until she had learned it by heart; then she said, "I don't want to be conceited, but I almost believe I do understand it, Miss Maxwell.
I do not think he is conceited either, in general," said Harriet, her conscience opposing such censure; "at least, he is very good natured, and I shall always feel much obliged to him, and have a great regard for but that is quite a different thing fromand you know, though he may like me, it does not follow that I shouldand certainly I must confess that since my visiting here I have seen peopleand if one comes to compare them, person and manners, there is no comparison at all, one is so very handsome and agreeable.
You are not really shocked: for, with your superior mind, you cannot be either so dull or so conceited as to misunderstand my meaning.
And what do you suppose, you conceited female," said Mr.