Definition of conceited
- … a person may hold to conceited fantasies which falsify a discouraging reality.
- —Derek Russell Davis
- a brilliant but conceited musician
a conceited basketball player who was always too busy even to sign autographs
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assured, bigheaded, complacent, consequential, egoistic (also egoistical), egotistic (or egotistical), important, overweening, pompous, prideful, proud, self-conceited, self-important, self-opinionated, self-satisfied, smug, stuck-up, swellheaded, vain, vainglorious;
arrogant, bumptious, cavalier, chesty, disdainful, haughty, high-and-mighty, high-hat, huffy, lofty, lordly, masterful, pontifical, self-asserting, self-assertive, snobbish, snobby, snooty, supercilious, superior, toplofty (also toploftical), uppish, uppity;
: having or showing too much pride in your own worth or goodness
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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