a great and especially unduly large opinion of the very own capabilities or worth.
an amazing or witty change of term or thought.
A fanciful poetic image, specially a more sophisticated or exaggerated contrast.
A poem or passage consisting of such an image.
The result of intellectual task; a thought or a viewpoint.
A fanciful thought or idea.
A fancy article; a knickknack.
An extravagant, fanciful, and elaborate building or structure: "An eccentric inclusion towards the lobby is a life-size wooden horse, a 19th century conceit” ( Mimi Sheraton).
what is conceived, imagined, or created in the brain; idea; thought; image; conception.
Faculty of conceiving a few ideas; emotional professors; apprehension.
Quickness of apprehension; energetic imagination; lively fancy.
A fanciful, strange, or extravagant idea; a quant fancy; an unnatural or affected conception; a witty thought or change of appearance; a fanciful product; a whim; a quip.
An overweening concept of an individual's self; vanity.
what is conceived, thought, or formed inside brain; conception; concept; thought; picture.
The faculty of conceiving; understanding; apprehension.
Opinion; estimation; view or belief.
An undue viewpoint; a baseless fancy; a crotchety thought.
An exaggerated estimate of your respective own mental ability, or of the significance or worth of just what one has done; an overvaluation of your respective own acuteness, wit, understanding, etc.; self-conceit: because, a man inflated with conceit.
A witty, delighted, or ingenious idea or expression; a quaint or humorous fancy; wit; laughter; ingenuity; particularly, in modern usage, a quaint or strange thought; a thought or expression designed to be striking or poetical, but alternatively far-fetched, insipid, or pedantic.
A fanciful or innovative device or creation.
A trifle; a dainty; a kickshaw.
Synonyms Vagary, whim, illusion.
Pride, Vanity, an such like. (identify egotism), self-sufficiency, self-complacency.
an artistic unit or result
the characteristic to be unduly vain and conceited; false pride
thoughts of excessive pleasure
a witty or innovative change of term
a more elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things