- having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.
- having an opinion.
- fanciful; whimsical.
- Obsolete. intelligent; clever.
Origin of conceited
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Related Words for conceitedlyselfishly, ostentatiously, arrogantly, airily, boastfully, conceitedly, haughtily, loftily, pretentiously, egotistically, proudly, bombastically, disdainfully, gaudily, imperiously, insolently, overbearingly, snobbishly, spectacularly, theatrically
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Historical Examples of conceitedly
He differentiated, not conceitedly, between Clem Sypher and himself.Septimus
William J. Locke
"And the real thing is only for the elect, like us," said Angela, conceitedly.The Port of Adventure
Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
And if you can do it with him—why, I conceitedly thought it quite a distinction.How To Write Special Feature Articles
Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
He lifted his nimble cudgel in the air and waved it conceitedly to and fro in time to the song that rose beyond the window.Henry Brocken
Walter J. de la Mare
I gave the address of my own flat and awaited developments with high hope; for I conceitedly expected an "ad."The Brightener
C. N. Williamson
- having a high or exaggerated opinion of oneself or one's accomplishments
- archaic fanciful
- obsolete witty or intelligent
c.1600, "having an overweening opinion of oneself" (short for self-conceited, 1590s); earlier "having intelligence" (1540s); past participle adjective from conceit (q.v.).