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kənˈsi tɪdcon·ceit·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vainadjective

    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"


  1. conceitedadjective

    vain and egotistic

  2. conceitedadjective

    having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Conceitedparticip. adj.

    Etymology: from conceit.

    He was of countenance amiable, of feature comely, active of body, well spoken, pleasantly conceited, and sharp of wit. Richard Knolles, History of the Turks.

    There is another extreme in obscure writers, which some empty conceited heads are apt to run into, out of a prodigality of words, and a want of sense. Henry Felton, on the Classicks.

    If you think me too conceited,
    Or to passion quickly heated. Jonathan Swift.

    What you write of me, would make me more conceited than what I scribble myself. Alexander Pope.

    Every man is building a several way, impotently conceited of his own model and his own materials. Dryden.

    If we consider how vicious and corrupt the Athenians were, how conceited of their own wit, science, and politeness. Richard Bentley.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conceitedadjective

    endowed with fancy or imagination

  2. Conceitedadjective

    entertaining a flattering opinion of one's self; vain

  3. Conceitedadjective

    curiously contrived or designed; fanciful


  1. Conceited

    "Conceited", simply known as "Conceited", is the second single by American rapper Remy Ma from her first studio album There's Something about Remy: Based on a True Story. The song was produced by Scott Storch. The song appears in Kinect game Dance Central 2.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conceited in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conceited in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of conceited in a Sentence

  1. Zoe Kravitz:

    It’s either: you’re conceited, or insecure, as opposed to just loving yourself. my mother’s a… beautiful woman, and I think, in some way, I felt intimidated by that sometimes.

  2. Iris Murdoch:

    Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating!

  3. Oscar Wilde:

    They are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not.

  4. Kellyanne Conway:

    I have really no idea, nor do you, what else this person has divulged, i think somebody so cowardly and so conceited would probably go a step further.

  5. Nobel Prize-winning Russian:

    '' You could not talk to him about anything except his own work, you know ? He was so conceited, and demanding !

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    a convex shape that narrows toward a point
    • A. flunkey
    • B. rung
    • C. volubility
    • D. taper

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