Adjective "conceited" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/kənˈsiːtɪd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Excessively proud of oneself; vain.
  1. 'When she first meets people Penny is conceited and haughty.'
  2. 'The genuine superstars, he says, tend to be the least conceited.'
  3. 'It has come to signify a group of intolerable, conceited, ruthless snobs.'
  4. 'That said, it can be frustrating working with conceited, egotistical players.'
  5. 'She knew nothing about him… yet she had the guts to even describe him as an arrogant conceited brat.'
  6. 'People looked on that as being conceited or being big - headed.'
  7. 'Not to be vain or conceited, but it was the truth and anyone sensible would agree.'
  8. 'It's essential for you not to let yourself appear arrogant and conceited because of this.'
  9. 'For we now have a conceited Government which in its monumental arrogance can brook no opposition.'
  10. 'From the look on their faces, they were probably arrogant, conceited punks who thought they could get any girl they wanted.'

Definitions

1. having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.

2. Archaic. having an opinion. fanciful; whimsical.

3. Obsolete. intelligent; clever.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be conceited without people."

"people can be conceited."

"voices can be conceited."

"pigs can be conceited."

"follies can be conceited."

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