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conceited

[ kuhn-see-tid ]
/ kənˈsi tɪd /
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adjective

having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.
Archaic.
  1. having an opinion.
  2. fanciful; whimsical.
Obsolete. intelligent; clever.

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Origin of conceited

First recorded in 1535–45; conceit + -ed2
con·ceit·ed·ly, adverbcon·ceit·ed·ness, nounun·con·ceit·ed, adjectiveun·con·ceit·ed·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for conceited

conceited
/ (kənˈsiːtɪd) /

adjective

having a high or exaggerated opinion of oneself or one's accomplishments
archaic fanciful
obsolete witty or intelligent
conceitedly, adverbconceitedness, noun
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