The conceit we tell ourselves, and our reporters, is that those two things align.
Because that conceit was straight/gay vs straight/straight, I could do a lot of overtly straight humor and it would be acceptable.
Wolf concurs that the conceit of the show seems to have everyone but the sex worker in mind.
This might seem like a conceit, but the end result is both troubling and overwhelmingly powerful.
This week in Charlotte, Obama needs to explicitly disabuse them of this conceit.
Pride and conceit constitute what stands for courage in most men.
"That's where we live," he said, in a voice that was grown squeaky from conceit.
By treachery to your comrades, I suppose, said Hansford, disgusted with the conceit and self-complacency of the man.
I mean to prove to you that my shyness is not the result of conceit.
The motive to this was a conceit that potable gold could be no other than the universal medicine: and why gold?
late 14c., "something formed in the mind, thought, notion," from conceiven (see conceive) based on analogy of deceit and receipt. Sense evolved from "something formed in the mind," to "fanciful or witty notion" (1510s), to "vanity" (c.1600) through shortening of self-conceit (1580s).