Definition of conceited in English:

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conceited

Pronunciation: /kənˈsēdəd/

adjective

Excessively proud of oneself; vain.
Example sentences
  • Not to be vain or conceited, but it was the truth and anyone sensible would agree.
  • He is not alone in saying that some American lawyers and accountants are conceited and arrogant about what they think is a superior system.
  • Then, typically, she worries that this sounds arrogant or conceited.
Synonyms
vain, narcissistic, self-centered, egotistic, egotistical, egocentric;
proud, arrogant, boastful, full of oneself, self-important, immodest, swaggering;
self-satisfied, smug;
supercilious, haughty, snobbish
informal big-headed, too big for one's britches, stuck-up, high and mighty, uppity, snotty
literary vainglorious

Derivatives

conceitedly

Pronunciation: /kənˈsēdidlē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • As a potential politician, Hanson was brilliant at capturing attention, the perfect foil for sneering " sophisticates " who so amusedly knew what xenophobia meant, but so conceitedly didn't recognise their own bigotry.
  • Erik answered rather conceitedly but in a joking matter.
  • ‘Well,’ he said conceitedly, ‘I am a pretty good actor as well.’

conceitedness

Pronunciation: /kənˈsēdədnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • Other more deep-seated delusions such as craving, hatred and conceitedness can only be overcome by making ‘that which we have seen a living experience and molding our life accordingly.’
  • Traits with the opposite implications are assessed as the most undesirable (e.g., conceitedness, selfishness, insecurity, aggressiveness, shyness).
  • ‘His conceitedness actually does have some foundation,’ Vasquez noted.

Words that rhyme with conceited

uncompleted, undefeated, unheated, untreated

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: con·ceit·ed

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