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 ?
I've never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them.
I should say he was the laziest, most conceited fellow I ever came near.
You are getting to be rather conceited, my dear, and it is quite time you set about correcting it.
But he had fancied her in love with him; that evidently must have been his dependence; and after raving a little about the seeming incongruity of gentle manners and a conceited head, Emma was obliged in common honesty to stop and admit that her own behaviour to him had been so complaisant and obliging, so full of courtesy and attention, as (supposing her real motive unperceived) might warrant a man of ordinary observation and delicacy, like Mr.
Who will undertake to unite the discordant opinions of a whole commuity, in the same judgment of it; and to prevail upon one conceited projector to renounce his INFALLIBLE criterion for the FALLIBLE criterion of his more CONCEITED NEIGHBOR?