noun Date: 1577 an exaggerated opinion of one's own qualities or abilities ; vanityself-conceited adjective

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  • Self-conceit — Self con*ceit , n. Conceit of one s self; an overweening opinion of one s powers or endowments. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {Egotism}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-conceit — [self′kən sēt′] n. too high an opinion of oneself; conceit; vanity self conceited adj …   English World dictionary

  • self-conceit — self′ conceit′ n. an excessively favorable opinion of oneself …   From formal English to slang

  • self-conceit — self conceited, adj. self conceitedly, adv. self conceitedness, n. /self keuhn seet , self /, n. an excessively favorable opinion of oneself, one s abilities, etc.; vanity. [1580 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-conceit — n. Vanity, conceit, self sufficiency, egotism, self complacency, self esteem, self opinion …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • self-conceit — noun Conceit of ones self; an overweening opinion of ones powers or endowments; vanity …   Wiktionary

  • self-conceit — /sɛlf kənˈsit/ (say self kuhn seet) noun an excessively good opinion of oneself, one s abilities, etc. –self conceited, adjective …  

  • self-conceit — n. = SELF SATISFACTION. Derivatives: self conceited adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-conceit — noun undue pride in oneself. Derivatives self conceited adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-conceit — boastfulness, arrogance …   English contemporary dictionary

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