how to pronounce conceit


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conceit is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of conceit in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… tactile telekinesis the conceit was that …”

meanings of conceit


  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.


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

conceit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word conceit occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics conceit can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that conceit can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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