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self-conceit

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Pronunciation: /sɛlfkənˈsiːt
 
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Definition of self-conceit in English:

noun

Undue pride in oneself.
Example sentences
  • The government that repeatedly declares that an educated society is its goal has to avoid the self-conceit and arrogance coming from holding power.
  • One should also learn to avoid non-divine traits as ostentation, arrogance, self-conceit, anger, pride and excessive attachment to worldly possessions.
  • I was about to lecture him about the evil of self-conceit and the importance of modesty, when a servant ran into the library crying nervously.

Derivatives

self-conceited

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adjective
Example sentences
  • This is a cruel, self-conceited, arrogant, wicked and ignorant world.

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