conceited

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adjective con·ceit·ed \kən-ˈsē-təd\

Definition of conceited

  1. 1 :  ingeniously contrived :  fanciful … a person may hold to conceited fantasies which falsify a discouraging reality. — Derek Russell Davis

  2. 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

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CONCEITED Defined for English Language Learners

conceited

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adjective

Definition of conceited for English Language Learners

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


CONCEITED Defined for Kids

conceited

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adjective con·ceit·ed \kən-ˈsē-təd\

Definition of conceited for Students

  1. :  vain 2



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