conceited

adjective con·ceit·ed \ kən-ˈsē-təd \
1 : ingeniously contrived : fanciful
  • … a person may hold to conceited fantasies which falsify a discouraging reality.
  • —Derek Russell Davis
2 : having or showing an excessively high opinion of oneself
  • a brilliant but conceited musician

conceitedly

adverb

conceitedness

noun

Examples of conceited in a Sentence

  1. a conceited basketball player who was always too busy even to sign autographs

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Origin and Etymology of conceited


CONCEITED Defined for English Language Learners

conceited

  • : having or showing too much pride in your own worth or goodness


CONCEITED Defined for Kids

conceited

adjective con·ceit·ed \ kən-ˈsē-təd \
: vain 2


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