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  ( conceits    plural  ) Conceit is very great pride in your abilities or achievements that other people feel is too great.      n-uncount   also a N     (disapproval)    (=arrogance)  
Pamela knew she was a good student, and that was not just a conceit.     
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1    amour-propre, arrogance, complacency, egotism, narcissism, pride, self-importance, self-love, swagger, vainglory, vanity  
2      (archaic)   belief, fancy, fantasy, idea, image, imagination, judgment, notion, opinion, quip, thought, vagary, whim, whimsy  

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