Con*ceit"ed, a.

1.

Endowed with fancy or imagination.

[Obs.]

He was . . . pleasantly conceited, and sharp of wit. Knolles.

2.

Entertaining a flattering opinion of one's self; vain.

If you think me too conceited Or to passion quickly heated. Swift.

Conceited of their own wit, science, and politeness. Bentley.

3.

Curiously contrived or designed; fanciful.

[Obs.]

A conceited chair to sleep in. Evelyn.

Syn. -- Vain; proud; opinionated; egotistical.

 

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