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conceited adj : characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance; "a conceited fool"; "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"; "an egotistical disregard of others"; "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"; "growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"; "vain about her clothes" [syn: egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vain]

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  1. vain and egotistic
  2. having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.

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Gascon, aggressively self-confident, arrogant, biggety, boastful, boasting, braggart, bragging, bumptious, chesty, cocky, complacent, coxcombical, dandified, dandy, egocentric, egotistical, fanfaron, fanfaronading, foppish, gasconading, haughty, immodest, know-it-all, narcissistic, obtrusive, overwise, peacockish, peacocky, perk, perky, pert, prideful, proud, puffed up, self, self-admiring, self-advertising, self-applauding, self-conceited, self-flattering, self-glorious, self-important, self-lauding, self-opinionated, self-satisfied, self-vaunting, smart-alecky, smug, snobbish, snotty, stuck-up, swelled-headed, thrasonic, thrasonical, vain, vainglorious, vaporing, vaunting
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