how to pronounce conceit

kənst

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meanings of conceit

noun:

  1. Opinion, (neutral) judgment.
  2. A novel or fanciful idea; a whim.
  3. Esteem, favourable opinion.
  4. An ingenious expression or metaphorical idea, especially in extended form or used as a literary or rhetorical device.
  5. Overly high self-esteem; vain pride; hubris.
  6. The faculty of conceiving ideas; mental faculty; apprehension.
  7. Quickness of apprehension; active imagination; lively fancy.
  8. Design; pattern.
  9. Something conceived in the mind; an idea, a thought.

verb:

  1. To conceive.
  2. To form an idea; to think.