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Conceit

Con`ceit´
n.1.That which is conceived, imagined, or formed in the mind; idea; thought; image; conception.
A man wise in his own conceit.
- Prov. xxvi. 12.
2.Faculty of conceiving ideas; mental faculty; apprehension; as, a man of quick conceit.
3.Quickness of apprehension; active imagination; lively fancy.
4.A fanciful, odd, or extravagant notion; a quant fancy; an unnatural or affected conception; a witty thought or turn of expression; a fanciful device; a whim; a quip.
On his way to the gibbet, a freak took him in the head to go off with a conceit.
- L'Estrange.
5.An overweening idea of one's self; vanity.
Plumed with conceit he calls aloud.
- Cotton.
6.Design; pattern.
In conceit with
in accord with; agreeing or conforming.
Out of conceit with
not having a favorable opinion of; not pleased with; as, a man is out of conceit with his dress.
To put [one] out of conceit with
to make one indifferent to a thing, or in a degree displeased with it.
v. t.1.To conceive; to imagine.
v. i.1.To form an idea; to think.
Noun1.conceit - feelings of excessive pride
2.conceit - the trait of being vain and conceited
Synonyms: vanity
abstract thought, act of thought, affectation, aggressive self-confidence, amour propre, aphorism, apothegm, apprehension, arrogance, assume, assumption, assurance, attitude, bee, believe, bluster, boast, boastfulness, boasting, bombast, bon mot, boutade, brag, braggadocio, braggartism, bragging, brainstorm, brainwork, bravado, bright idea, bright thought, brilliant idea, bumptiousness, capriccio, cerebration, chestiness, climate of opinion, cockiness, cogitation, common belief, community sentiment, complacence, conceitedness, conceive, concept, conceptualization, conclusion, consensus gentium, consequence, consideration, coxcombry, crack, crank, craze, crazy idea, creative thought, crotchet, dandyism, egoism, epigram, estimate, estimation, ethos, excogitation, expect, eye, face, facetiae, fad, fanfaronade, fantastic notion, fantasticism, fantasy, feeling, flash of wit, flight of fancy, flight of wit, flimflam, fool notion, foppery, foppishness, freak, freakish inspiration, fumes of fancy, gasconade, gasconism, gather, general belief, gibe, happy thought, harebrained idea, haughtiness, headwork, heavy thinking, heroics, humor, ideation, image, imageless thought, imagination, imaginativeness, imagine, imagining, imago, immodesty, impression, independence, intellection, intellectual exercise, intellectual object, intellectualization, jactation, jactitation, judgment, kink, lights, maggot, megrim, memory-trace, mental act, mental image, mental impression, mental labor, mental process, mentation, mind, mot, mystique, narcissism, nasty crack, noesis, notion, observation, obtrusiveness, opinion, pardonable pride, passing fancy, perception, perkiness, persiflage, personal judgment, pertness, play of wit, pleasantry, point of view, pomposity, popular belief, position, posture, presumption, prevailing belief, pridefulness, proudness, public belief, public opinion, puppyism, purse-pride, quip, quips and cranks, quirk, ratiocination, reaction, reasoning, recept, reckon, reflection, repartee, representation, retort, riposte, rodomontade, sally, scintillation, self-admiration, self-assertiveness, self-complacency, self-conceit, self-confidence, self-consequence, self-importance, self-love, self-reliance, self-respect, self-sufficiency, sentiment, side, sight, smart crack, smart saying, smugness, snappy comeback, stance, stiff-necked pride, stiff-neckedness, straight thinking, stroke of wit, stuffiness, suppose, supposition, swagger, swelled head, swelled-headedness, theory, think, thinking, thinking aloud, thinking out, thought, toy, turn of thought, vagary, vainglory, vainness, vaunt, vauntery, vaunting, view, way of thinking, whim, whim-wham, whimsy, wisecrack, witticism
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