Synonyms for conceit

Synonyms for (noun) conceit

Synonyms: conceit, conceitedness, vanity

Definition: the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride

Similar words: trait

Definition: a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

Synonyms: conceit

Definition: an artistic device or effect

Usage: the architect's brilliant conceit was to build the house around the tree

Similar words: device

Definition: something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

Synonyms: conceit

Definition: a witty or ingenious turn of phrase

Usage: he could always come up with some inspired off-the-wall conceit

Similar words: turn of expression, turn of phrase

Definition: a distinctive spoken or written expression

Usage: John's succinct turn of phrase persuaded her that it would not be a good idea

Synonyms: conceit

Definition: an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things

Similar words: figure, figure of speech, trope, image

Definition: language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Synonyms: conceit, amour propre, self-love, vanity

Definition: feelings of excessive pride

Similar words: pride, pridefulness

Definition: a feeling of self-respect and personal worth

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