◄ Conceit ►

1. (n.) An unduly high opinion of oneself\.

2. (n.) Faculty of conceiving ideas; mental faculty; apprehension; as, a man of quick conceit.

3. (n.) Quickness of apprehension; active imagination; lively fancy.

4. (n.) 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.

5. (n.) An overweening idea of one's self; vanity.

6. (n.) Design; pattern.

7. (v. t.) To conceive; to imagine.

8. (v. i.) To form an idea; to think.

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