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Middle English mind, conception from Anglo-Norman conceite from Late Latin conceptus concept
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Apparently formed from conceive, by analogy with deceive/deceit, receive/receipt etc.
Camille's conceit about her beauty is quite annoying.
Celebrities are usually stereotyped to be people full of conceit.
The author's writing style is full of conceit and arrogance, I am disliking this book more by the minute.
Ms. Rowe reminds her AP class everyday that conceit comes before a fall.
I was so fed up with his obvious conceit that I almost threw my book at him.
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