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Conceit (IPA: /kənˈsit/)


Conceit (n.)

That which is conceived, imagined, or formed in the mind; idea; thought; image; conception.

Conceit (n.)

Faculty of conceiving ideas; mental faculty; apprehension; as, a man of quick conceit.

Conceit (n.)

Quickness of apprehension; active imagination; lively fancy.

Conceit (n.)

A fanciful, odd, or extravagant notion; a quant fancy; an unnatural or affected conception; a witty thought or turn of expression; a fanciful device; a whim; a quip.

Conceit (n.)

An overweening idea of one's self; vanity.

Conceit (n.)

Design; pattern.

Conceit (v. t.)

To conceive; to imagine.

Conceit (v. i.)

To form an idea; to think.

Conceit

Extended rhetorical device

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1921 film by Burton George

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Book by Mary Novik

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American musician

Conceit Synonyms

Self-love, Amour Propre, Vanity

Conceit Synonyms

Vanity, Conceitedness

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Translations

Conceit in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" I'm not conceited. Conceit is a fault, and I have no faults." - David Lee Roth

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Our self-esteem and conceit are European, but our culture and actions are Asiatic." - Anton Chekhov

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Pride comes before a fall- although in [Henry Kissinger's] case it's more conceit than pride." - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The first Degree of Folly, is to conceit one's self wise;" - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The first Degree of Folly, is to conceit one's self wise; the second to profess it; the third to despise Counsel." - Foolishness


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