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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conceited  \Con*ceit"ed\,  a. 
  1.  Endowed  with  fancy  or  imagination.  [Obs.] 
 
  He  was  .  .  .  pleasantly  conceited,  and  sharp  of  wit. 
  --Knolles. 
 
  2.  Entertaining  a  flattering  opinion  of  one's  self  vain. 
 
  If  you  think  me  too  conceited  Or  to  passion  quickly 
  heated.  --Swift. 
 
  Conceited  of  their  own  wit,  science,  and  politeness. 
  --Bentley. 
 
  3.  Curiously  contrived  or  designed;  fanciful.  [Obs.] 
 
  A  conceited  chair  to  sleep  in  --Evelyn. 
 
  Syn:  Vain;  proud;  opinionated;  egotistical. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conceited 
  adj  :  characteristic  of  false  pride;  having  an  exaggerated  sense 
  of  self-importance;  "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";  "growing  ever  more  swollen-headed  and 
  arbitrary";  "vain  about  her  clothes"  [syn:  {egotistic}, 
  {egotistical},  {self-conceited},  {swollen},  {swollen-headed}, 
  {vain}] 




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