Conceited


Conceited
Conceited Con*ceit"ed, a. 1. Endowed with fancy or imagination. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He was . . . pleasantly conceited, and sharp of wit. --Knolles. [1913 Webster]

2. Entertaining a flattering opinion of one's self; vain. [1913 Webster]

If you think me too conceited Or to passion quickly heated. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

Conceited of their own wit, science, and politeness. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

3. Curiously contrived or designed; fanciful. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

A conceited chair to sleep in. --Evelyn.

Syn: Vain; proud; opinionated; egotistical. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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