self-conceited

  • 1 Self-conceited — Self con*ceit ed, a. Having an overweening opinion of one s own powers, attainments; vain; conceited. {Self con*ceit ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 self-conceited — adjective characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self importance (Freq. 1) a conceited fool an attitude of self conceited arrogance an egotistical disregard of others so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty… …

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  • 3 self-conceited — a. Vain, egotistical, conceited, self complacent, opinionated, self sufficient, self satisfied …

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  • 4 self-conceited — adjective see self conceit …

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  • 5 Self-conceitedness — Self conceited Self con*ceit ed, a. Having an overweening opinion of one s own powers, attainments; vain; conceited. {Self con*ceit ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 conceited — c.1600, having an overweening opinion of oneself (short for self conceited, 1590s); earlier having intelligence (1540s); pp. adj. from CONCEIT (Cf. conceit) (q.v.) …

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  • 7 self- — is a highly productive prefix forming compounds of various types, in most of which self acts as the object on which the action or attribute signified by the second element operates, e.g. self betrayal (= betrayal of oneself), self awareness (=… …

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  • 8 self-conceit — self conceited, adj. self conceitedly, adv. self conceitedness, n. /self keuhn seet , self /, n. an excessively favorable opinion of oneself, one s abilities, etc.; vanity. [1580 90] * * * …

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  • 9 self-conceit — [self′kən sēt′] n. too high an opinion of oneself; conceit; vanity self conceited adj …

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  • 10 conceited — Synonyms and related words: Gascon, aggressively self confident, arrogant, biggety, boastful, boasting, braggart, bragging, bumptious, chesty, cocky, complacent, coxcombical, dandified, dandy, egocentric, egotistical, fanfaron, fanfaronading,… …

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  • 11 self-conceitedly — adverb with conceit; in a conceited manner he always acts so conceitedly! • Syn: ↑conceitedly • Derived from adjective: ↑self conceited, ↑conceited (for: ↑conceitedly) …

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  • 12 conceited — a. Vain, egotistical, opinionated, opinionative, self conceited, self sufficient …

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  • 13 self-conceit — /sɛlf kənˈsit/ (say self kuhn seet) noun an excessively good opinion of oneself, one s abilities, etc. –self conceited, adjective …

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  • 14 self-conceit — n. = SELF SATISFACTION. Derivatives: self conceited adj …

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  • 15 self-conceit — noun Date: 1577 an exaggerated opinion of one s own qualities or abilities ; vanity • self conceited adjective …

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  • 16 self-conceit — noun undue pride in oneself. Derivatives self conceited adjective …

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  • 17 self-complacent — a. See self conceited …

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  • 18 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… …

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  • 19 self-sufficient — [adj] able to take care of oneself arrogant, closed, competent, conceited, confident, doing one’s own thing*, efficient, egotistic, haughty, independent, individual, on one’s own, out for number one*, self confident, self dependent, self… …

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  • 20 self-important — self importance, n. self importantly, adv. /self im pawr tnt, self /, adj. having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one s own importance; pompously conceited or haughty. [1765 75] * * * …

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