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conceit

noun uk   /kənˈsiːt/ us  

conceit noun (PRIDE)

[U] the state of being too proud of yourself and your actions: The conceit of that man is incredible!

conceit noun (COMPARISON)

[C] literary a clever or surprising comparison, especially in a poem
Translations of “conceit”
in Korean 자만심…
in Arabic غُرور…
in French vanité…
in Turkish kibir, gurur, kendinin beğenmişlik…
in Italian presunzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 驕傲, 自負,自大…
in Russian самомнение…
in Polish zarozumialstwo…
in Spanish vanidad…
in Portuguese pretensão, presunção…
in German die Einbildung…
in Catalan presumpció…
in Japanese うぬぼれ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 骄傲, 自负,自大…
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