Definition of Self-conceited

1. Adjective. Characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance. "Vain about her clothes"

Exact synonyms: Conceited, Egotistic, Egotistical, Swollen, Swollen-headed, Vain
Similar to: Proud
Derivative terms: Egotism, Egotist, Egotist, Vanity, Vanity, Vanity



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-conceited

self-censorship
self-centered
self-centeredness
self-centration
self-centred
self-centreedness
self-cleaning
self-collected
self-colored
self-coloured
self-command
self-commitment
self-complacency
self-complacent
self-conceit
self-conceited (current term)
self-conceitedly
self-concern
self-condemnation
self-confessed
self-confessed(a)
self-confidence
self-confident
self-confidently
self-congratulate
self-congratulation
self-congratulatory
self-conjugate
self-conscious
self-consciously

Literary usage of Self-conceited

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1. ... Characters and Passages from Note-books by Samuel Butler (1908)
"THE SELF CONCEITED OR SINGULAR IS a separatist from the rest of mankind, that finds nobody fit for him to comply with but his own dearly beloved self. ..."

2. The Heroes of Methodism: Containing Sketches of Eminent Methodist Ministers by Joseph Beaumont Wakeley (1857)
"Thomas E. Bond, Sr. LEE AND A self-conceited BIGOT. Mr. Lee then went to Farmington, and had been but a little while in the house of his host before he ..."

3. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1905)
"Let him not be obstinate, headstrong, peevish, wilful, self-conceited (as in this malady they are), but give ear to good advice, be ruled and persuaded; ..."

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