con|ceit´ed|ly

con|ceit´ed|ly
con|ceit|ed «kuhn SEE tihd», adjective.
1. having too high an opinion of oneself or one's ability; vain: »

We heard no more of the conceited boy's great strength after he lost the fight.

SYNONYM(S): egotistical, proud.
2. Dialect. full of notions; fanciful; whimsical.
3. Obsolete. intelligent; ingenious; clever.
con|ceit´ed|ly, adverb.
con|cet´ed|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • self-con|ceit — «SEHLF kuhn SEET», noun. too much pride in oneself or one s ability; conceit. SYNONYM(S): egotism …   Useful english dictionary

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  • con|cet´ed|ness — con|ceit|ed «kuhn SEE tihd», adjective. 1. having too high an opinion of oneself or one s ability; vain: »We heard no more of the conceited boy s great strength after he lost the fight. SYNONYM(S): egotistical, proud. 2. Dialect. full of notions; …   Useful english dictionary

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