Conceitedness



[kuh n-see-tid] /kənˈsi tɪd/

adjective
1.
having an excessively favorable opinion of one’s abilities, appearance, etc.
2.
Archaic.

3.
Obsolete. intelligent; clever.
/kənˈsiːtɪd/
adjective
1.
having a high or exaggerated opinion of oneself or one’s accomplishments
2.
(archaic) fanciful
3.
(obsolete) witty or intelligent
adj.

c.1600, “having an overweening opinion of oneself” (short for self-conceited, 1590s); earlier “having intelligence” (1540s); past participle adjective from conceit (q.v.).

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