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conceit

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Noun

Singular
conceit

Plural
s

conceit (s)
  1. (uncountable) An over-high esteem of oneself; vain pride.
  2. (countable) Something conceived, especially, a novel or fanciful idea.
  3. (countable) In literature and poetry, a device of analogy consisting of an extended metaphor.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oxford-Paravia Concise - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese. Edited by Maria Cristina Bareggi. Torino: Paravia, 2003 (in collaboration with Oxford University Press). ISBN 8839551107. Online version here

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