[ adjective ] characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance


"a conceited fool" "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance" "an egotistical disregard of others" "swollen by victory" "vain about her clothes"

Used in print

(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)

`` So_that the man should not have thoughts of grandeur , and become lifted_up , as if he had no lord , because of the dominion that had been given to him , and the freedom , fall into sin against God his Creator , overstepping his bounds , and take_up an attitude of self-conceited arrogance towards God , a law was given him by God , that he might know that he had for lord the lord of all .

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