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1. conceit

noun. ['kənˈsiːt'] feelings of excessive pride.

Synonyms

  • vanity
  • pridefulness
  • pride
  • amour propre

Antonyms

  • trustworthiness
  • trustiness
  • untrustiness
  • unemotionality

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Words that Rhyme with Conceit

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  • discrete
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Example sentences of the word conceit


1. Noun, singular or mass
A pretty face on the doll can cause conceit or self-pride in the child.

Quotes containing the word conceit


1. Conceit spoils the finest genius.
- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

2. I have been called arrogant myself in my time, and hope to earn the title again, but to claim that I am privy to the secrets of the universe and its creator - that's beyond my conceit.
- Christopher Hitchens

3. Your young white, who gathers his learning from books and can measure what he knows by the page, may conceit that his knowledge, like his legs, outruns that of his fathers’, but, where experience is the master, the scholar is made to know the value of years, and respects them accordingly.
- James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans

2. conceit

noun. ['kənˈsiːt'] the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride.

Synonyms

  • posturing
  • boastfulness
  • vanity
  • swelled head
  • egotism
  • narcism
  • vainglory
  • narcissism
  • trait
  • conceitedness
  • self-importance

Antonyms

  • worth
  • attentiveness
  • frivolity
  • discipline

3. conceit

noun. ['kənˈsiːt'] an artistic device or effect.

Antonyms

  • inactiveness

4. conceit

noun. ['kənˈsiːt'] a witty or ingenious turn of phrase.

Synonyms

  • turn of expression

Antonyms

  • trust
  • masculinity

5. conceit

noun. ['kənˈsiːt'] an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things.

Synonyms

  • image
  • figure
  • trope

Antonyms

  • untrustworthiness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • uncleanliness
  • thoughtfulness
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