\kənsˈiːt], \kənsˈiːt], \k_ə_n_s_ˈiː_t]\
Definitions of CONCEIT
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Faculty of conceiving ideas; mental faculty; apprehension; as, a man of quick conceit.
Quickness of apprehension; active imagination; lively fancy.
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.
To conceive; to imagine.
To form an idea; to think.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
Over-estimate of ones self: too favorable opinion of ones own good qualities: a pleasant, fantastical, or affected notion.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
Conception; apprehension; opinion; a baseless faney; an over-estimate of self; a pleasant and ingenious, generally whimsical, notion.
To form a notion. Out of conceit with, having lost all favour for. See Conceive.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
An opinion; a pleasant fancy; an affected expression or forced allusion; an imagination of one's own importance.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Latin] Conception; notion; faculty of conceiving; apprehension; â€”a quaint fancy; a fantastic turn of thought or expression; â€”over estimation of oneâ€™s self; vanity.
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