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A half of that half grew impossibly conceited, and died early.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Your careless and conceited behaviour reassures me, and convinces me of my error.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
I found her exactly the same talkative, positive, passionate, conceited creature as we knew her twenty years ago.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Some showed themselves as conceited pipes; some were light and sparkish, others ponderous and clumsy.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
No one likes to see himself held up to scorn and mockery; nobody is willing to be shown up as ignorant and conceited.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
The conceited rascal wanted to puff himself up until he was bigger than the rest of you, and this is the result of his folly.
THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
Then that forsaken, conceited, blank heathen, he says one of his ancestors discovered the same three thousand years ago.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
That rather bored him at first, but it ended by making him a little conceited about his appearance.
THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
Next to a Sutler, or a conceited, fresh young Aid, the soldiers always delighted to see a Wagonmaster get into trouble.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
He is so conceited that he thinks no one good enough for him.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONCEITED

  • arrogant
  • audacious
  • bold
  • cheeky
  • conceited
  • confident
  • contumelious
  • egotistic
  • foolhardy
  • forward
  • fresh
  • insolent
  • overconfident
  • overfamiliar
  • overweening
  • pompous
  • presuming
  • pretentious
  • pushy
  • rash
  • rude
  • self-assertive
  • self-assured
  • self-satisfied
  • smug
  • supercilious
  • uppity
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