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Definition of Conceit

Conceit

  1. That which is conceived, imagined, or formed in the mind; idea; thought; image; conception.
  2. Faculty of conceiving ideas; mental faculty; apprehension; as, a man of quick conceit.
  3. Quickness of apprehension; active imagination; lively fancy.
  4. A fanciful, odd, or extravagant notion; a quant fancy; an unnatural or affected conception; a witty thought or turn of expression; a fanciful device; a whim; a quip.
  5. An overweening idea of one's self; vanity.
  6. Design; pattern.
  7. To conceive; to imagine.
  8. To form an idea; to think.

Conceit Quotations

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
John Wooden

There are two kinds of pride, both good and bad. 'Good pride' represents our dignity and self-respect. 'Bad pride' is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks of conceit and arrogance.
John C. Maxwell

I'm not conceited. Conceit is a fault and I have no faults.
David Lee Roth

Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful.
Harvey Mackay

There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
Johnny Unitas
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Conceit Translations

conceit in German is Einbildung, Eingebildetheit
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