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 ?
That is not real conceit--that is only playing at being conceited; like children play at being kings and queens and go strutting about with feathers and long trains.
Then with a bright smile, "I think perhaps I could if he were very conceited; and yet, if he got extremely humiliated afterward, I should relent."
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.
Elton was proving himself, in many respects, the very reverse of what she had meant and believed him; proud, assuming, conceited; very full of his own claims, and little concerned about the feelings of others.
The openness and heartiness of her manner more than atoned for that want of recollection and elegance which made her often deficient in the forms of politeness; her kindness, recommended by so pretty a face, was engaging; her folly, though evident was not disgusting, because it was not conceited; and Elinor could have forgiven every thing but her laugh.
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?
They complained that he was conceited; and, since he excelled only in matters which to them were unimportant, they asked satirically what he had to be conceited about.
"They're just conceited. They may have very good eyesight and all that; but when you ask them to find a man for you, they can't do it--and they have the cheek to come back and say that nobody else could do it.