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conceited

[kuh n-see-tid] /kənˈsi tɪd/
adjective
1.
having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.
2.
Archaic.
  1. having an opinion.
  2. fanciful; whimsical.
3.
Obsolete. intelligent; clever.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; conceit + -ed2
Related forms
conceitedly, adverb
conceitedness, noun
unconceited, adjective
unconceitedly, adverb
Synonyms
1. vain, proud, egotistical, self-important, self-satisfied.
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British Dictionary definitions for conceitedly

conceited

/kənˈsiːtɪd/
adjective
1.
having a high or exaggerated opinion of oneself or one's accomplishments
2.
(archaic) fanciful
3.
(obsolete) witty or intelligent
Derived Forms
conceitedly, adverb
conceitedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for conceitedly

conceited

adj.

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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