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CONCEITED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does conceited mean? 

CONCEITED (adjective)
  The adjective CONCEITED has 1 sense:

1. characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance

  Familiarity information: CONCEITED used as an adjective is very rare.


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CONCEITED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance

Synonyms:

conceited; self-conceited; swollen-headed; vain; egotistic; egotistical; swollen

Context examples:

a conceited fool / an attitude of self-conceited arrogance / an egotistical disregard of others / so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty / growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary / vain about her clothes

Similar:

proud (feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride)


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