HyperDic: conceit

English > 5 senses of the word conceit:
NOUNfeelingconceit, amour propre, self-love, vanityfeelings of excessive pride
communicationconceitan elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar / dissimilar things
communicationconceita witty or ingenious turn of phrase
communicationconceitan artistic device or effect
attributeconceit, conceitedness, vanitythe trait of being unduly vain and conceited
conceit > pronunciation
Soundskahnsiy't
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English > conceit: 5 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningFeelings of excessive pride.
Synonymsamour propre, self-love, vanity
Broaderpride, pridefulnessA feeling of self-respect and personal worth
Spanishahuecamiento, arrogancia, endiosamiento, engreimiento, envanecimiento, hinchazón, jactancia, ufanía, vanidad, ventolera, viento
Catalanaltivesa, arrogància, fums, inflor, presumpció, supèrbia, vanitat
English > conceit: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar / dissimilar things.
Broadertrope, figure of speech, figure, imagelanguage used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
English > conceit: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA witty or ingenious turn of phrase.
Example"he could always come up with some inspired off-the-wall conceit"
Broaderturn of phrase, turn of expressionA distinctive spoken or written expression
Spanishagudeza
English > conceit: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningAn artistic device or effect.
Example"the architect's brilliant conceit was to build the house around the tree"
BroaderdeviceSomething in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect
English > conceit: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride.
Synonymsconceitedness, vanity
Narrowerboastfulness, vaingloryoutspoken conceit
egotism, self-importance, swelled headAn exaggerated opinion of your own importance
posturingAdopting a vain conceited posture
self-love, narcism, narcissismAn exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself
BroadertraitA distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Oppositehumility, humblenessA disposition to be humble
Spanishpresunción, vanidad
Catalanpresumpció, vanitat

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