- having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.
- having an opinion.
- fanciful; whimsical.
- Obsolete. intelligent; clever.
Origin of conceited
Synonyms for conceited
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.Mr. Prohack
E. Arnold Bennett
He is rapidly developing into a very remarkable and unconceited horticulturist!
- 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.).