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Noun
Excessive pride in oneself
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“It is clear from his arrogance and boundless conceit that he has never faced a serious opposition from the working class.”
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An ingenious or fanciful comparison or metaphor
“The image of Coe as an egg-laying bird is a gratuitous conceit which can hardly be said to represent the man; it uses him as the occasion for the image of the bird with his minute eggs.”
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A fanciful notion
“Western rationality and pride in democracy can seem an intolerable, parochial conceit to those whose lives have been so violently disturbed.”
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A conception or image created by the imagination and having no objective reality
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“His dream of swimming in the Olympics is nothing more than a conceit.”
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A psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence
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A peculiar aspect of a person's character or behaviour
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The property of being sanctimonious
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The characteristic of being ridiculous
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A metaphor that is continued over multiple sentences
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A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time
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A conception of, or a belief, about something
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A joke or type of wordplay in which similar senses or sounds of two words or phrases, or different senses of the same word, are deliberately confused
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A notion, idea, or plan
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The cause or latent beginning of a feeling, process, or condition
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Verb
To form a mental picture of
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“After a huge meal like that, I cannot conceit eating another thing for the rest of the day.”
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To represent by a drawing, painting, or other art forms
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