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self-conceit

[ self-kuhn-seet, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf kənˈsit, ˌsɛlf- /
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noun
an excessively favorable opinion of oneself, one's abilities, etc.; vanity.
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Origin of self-conceit

First recorded in 1580–90

OTHER WORDS FROM self-conceit

self-con·ceit·ed, adjectiveself-con·ceit·ed·ly, adverbself-con·ceit·ed·ness, noun
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