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self-conceit

[self-kuh n-seet, self-] /ˈsɛlf kənˈsit, ˌsɛlf-/
noun
1.
an excessively favorable opinion of oneself, one's abilities, etc.; vanity.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90
Related forms
self-conceited, adjective
self-conceitedly, adverb
self-conceitedness, noun
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  • She is the soul of small-town pugnacity and self-conceit and has an endless tongue.

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