Accompanying ambition is a group of less admirable qualities, such as self-sufficiency and self-conceit.
Doltimore is self-conceit personified,—and self-conceit is horn-eyed.
For even pride and self-conceit could not attempt to justify such a deed.
Self-reverence is the antipode of self-conceit, of selfishness.
And he departed with the self-conceit of the Scots only slightly chastened.
An', no doubt, 'tis a wholesome set-down for me self-conceit!
Lady Penelope's self-conceit and affectation were broken down by this fearful exordium.
Her understanding was naturally small, and her self-conceit great.
He was miserly, as the course of this history will show, but his pride and self-conceit exceeded his avarice.
All the self-conceit and confidence have to be taken out of him first.