self-conceit

[ self-kuhn-seet, self- ]
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noun
  1. an excessively favorable opinion of oneself, one's abilities, etc.; vanity.

Origin of self-conceit

1
First recorded in 1580–90

Other words from self-conceit

  • self-con·ceit·ed, adjective
  • self-con·ceit·ed·ly, adverb
  • self-con·ceit·ed·ness, noun

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