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conceit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of conceit

  1. 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 of conceit metaphor Words Related to conceit device; analogy, circumlocution, code word, crank, dead metaphor, euphemism, simile; catachresis, mixed metaphor Phrases figure of speech

  2. 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 Synonyms of conceit chimera, fantasy, daydream, delusion, dream, fancy, figment, hallucination, illusion, nonentity, phantasm (also fantasm), pipe dream, unreality, visionWords Related to conceit ignis fatuus, mirage, will-o'-the-wisp; brainchild, idea; concoction, fable, fabrication, fiction, invention; envisaging, imaging, visualization; cloud-cuckoo-land, cloudland, Shangri-la, utopia; daymare, nightmareNear Antonyms of conceit actuality, fact, reality

  3. 3 an often unjustified feeling of being pleased with oneself or with one's situation or achievements even though her novels are enormously popular, the writer is more prone to insecurity than to conceit Synonyms of conceit amour propre, bighead, complacency, complacence, conceitedness, ego, egotism, pomposity, pompousness, pride, pridefulness, self-admiration, self-assumption, self-conceit, self-congratulation, self-esteem, self-glory, self-importance, self-love, self-opinion, self-satisfaction, smugness, swelled head, swellheadedness, vaingloriousness, vainglory, vainness, vanityWords Related to conceit assurance, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence; self-righteousness; arrogance, disdainfulness, haughtiness, imperiousness, lordliness, self-assertion, snobbishness, superciliousness, superiority; hubris, overconfidence, presumption; pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness; egoism, self-centeredness, selfishness; self-pride, self-respectNear Antonyms of conceit diffidence, self-doubt; self-disgust, self-hate, self-loathing; altruism, unselfishness; bashfulness, demureness, shyness, timidity, timidness; passiveness, passivityAntonyms of conceit humbleness, humility, modesty


conceit

verb, chiefly dialect

Synonyms and Antonyms of conceit

  1. to form a mental picture of after a huge meal like that, I cannot conceit eating another thing for the rest of the day Synonyms of conceit imagine [chiefly dialect], conceive, conjure (up), dream, envisage, envision, fancy, fantasize, fantasy, feature, ideate, image, picture, see, vision, visualizeWords Related to conceit daydream, stargaze; hallucinate; re-create, reflect, relive, reminisce; contemplate, meditate, muse, ponder, ruminate; concoct, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, plan, project; foresee, prefigure



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