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Meaning of CONCEITED

Pronunciation:  kun'seetid

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  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"

CONCEITED is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: egotistic, egotistical, proud, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vain



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*ceit"ed\, a.
1. Endowed with fancy or imagination. [Obs.]

         He was . . . pleasantly conceited, and sharp of wit.

2. Entertaining a flattering opinion of one's self; vain.

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

         Conceited of their own wit, science, and politeness.

3. Curiously contrived or designed; fanciful. [Obs.]

         A conceited chair to sleep in.        --Evelyn.

Syn: Vain; proud; opinionated; egotistical.

Thesaurus Terms
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