self-conceited love

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having an overweening opinion of one's own powers, attainments; vain; conceited.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having self-conceit: having an overweening opinion of one's own person, qualities, or accomplishments; conceited; vain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance

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Examples

  • Is Sheree really that self-conceited or is this just how she acts for the cameras?

    'The Real Housewives of Atlanta': We want your burning questions! | EW.com

  • Mentarch, did you ever ponder how bloody self-conceited you are.

    The passion of the Twatsy.

  • The treasures of this noble empire, so far as they affected their wishes, would merely inspire them with the desire to go to war with a nation possessed of so much wealth, and who, in their self-conceited estimation, were less able to defend, than they themselves are powerful to assail.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • So irrefragable, in the mean time, that what they have once said, they must and will maintain, in whole tomes, duplications, triplications, never yield to death, so self-conceited, say what you can.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • They are generally so refractory, self-conceited, obstinate, so firmly addicted to that religion in which they have been bred and brought up, that no persuasion, no terror, no persecution, can divert them.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [2849] Hellebore will help, but not alway, not given by every physician, &c. but these men are too peremptory and self-conceited as I think.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • “It was by no means pleasant,” he wrote, “to live among people cherishing such self-conceited and supercilious notions regarding us.”

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • I then went to bed, resolving my first business in the morning should be to discharge this troublesome, pedantic, self-conceited coxcomb, who seemed so much disposed to constitute himself rather a preceptor than a domestic.

    Rob Roy

  • You never saw a bigoted, opinionated, stubborn, narrow-minded, self-conceited, almighty mean man in your life but he had stuck in one place ever since he was born and thought God made the world and dyspepsia and bile for his especial comfort and satisfaction.

    Mark Twain

  • The soldier, assuming the air of a self-conceited dupe, answered, that he did not choose to throw away his time for nothing, but, if he pleased, would piddle for a crown

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

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