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conceit

noun uk   us   /kənˈsiːt/

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 Arabic غُرور…
in Korean 자만심…
in Malaysian angkuh…
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 Vietnamese tính tự phụ…
in Spanish vanidad…
in Portuguese pretensão, presunção…
in Thai ภูมิใจในตัวเองมากเกินไป…
in German die Einbildung…
in Catalan presumpció…
in Japanese うぬぼれ…
in Indonesian kesombongan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 骄傲, 自负,自大…
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