having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.
- having an opinion.
- fanciful; whimsical.
Obsolete. intelligent; clever.
Origin of conceited
Related formscon·ceit·ed·ly, adverbcon·ceit·ed·ness, nounun·con·ceit·ed, adjectiveun·con·ceit·ed·ly, adverb
First recorded in 1535–45; conceit
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Examples from the Web for unconceited
Historical Examples of unconceited
Although an unconceited man (as men go), and a very honest man, he could not help pretending to like people whom he did not like.
He is rapidly developing into a very remarkable and unconceited horticulturist!
British Dictionary definitions for unconceited
Derived Formsconceitedly, adverbconceitedness, noun
having a high or exaggerated opinion of oneself or one's accomplishments
obsolete witty or intelligent
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Word Origin and History for unconceited
c.1600, "having an overweening opinion of oneself" (short for self-conceited, 1590s); earlier "having intelligence" (1540s); past participle adjective from conceit (q.v.).
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