conceit

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

conceit

noun

Definition of CONCEIT

1
an elaborate or fanciful way of expressing something <the conceit that the crowd at the outdoor rock concert was a vast sea of people waving to the beat of the music>
Synonyms metaphor
Phrases figure of speech
2
a conception or image created by the imagination and having no objective reality <his dream of swimming in the Olympics is nothing more than a conceit>
Near Antonyms actuality, fact, reality

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