self-conceit

noun
self-con·​ceit | \ ˌself-kən-ˈsēt How to pronounce self-conceit (audio) \

Definition of self-conceit

: an exaggerated opinion of one's own qualities or abilities : vanity

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self-conceited \ ˌself-​kən-​ˈsē-​təd How to pronounce self-conceit (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of self-conceit

1576, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-conceit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-conceit. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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