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conceitnoun [U]

us   /kənˈsit/
the habit or attitude of thinking yourself better than others, even when there is no reason to think so
conceited
adjective us   /kənˈsi·t̬ɪd/
He’s a great musician, and not conceited at all.
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Translations of “conceit”
in Korean 자만심…
in Arabic غُرور…
in Malaysian angkuh…
in French vanité…
in Russian самомнение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 驕傲, 自負,自大…
in Italian presunzione…
in Turkish kibir, gurur, kendinin beğenmişlik…
in Polish zarozumialstwo…
in Spanish arrogancia, vanidad…
in Vietnamese tính tự phụ…
in Portuguese pretensão, presunção…
in Thai ภูมิใจในตัวเองมากเกินไป…
in German die Einbildung…
in Catalan presumpció…
in Japanese うぬぼれ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 骄傲, 自负,自大…
in Indonesian kesombongan…
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