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The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A favorable and especially unduly high opinion of one's own abilities or worth.
  • n. An ingenious or witty turn of phrase or thought.
  • n. A fanciful poetic image, especially an elaborate or exaggerated comparison.
  • n. A poem or passage consisting of such an image.
  • n. The result of intellectual activity; a thought or an opinion.
  • n. A fanciful thought or idea.
  • n. A fancy article; a knickknack.
  • n. An extravagant, fanciful, and elaborate construction or structure: "An eccentric addition to the lobby is a life-size wooden horse, a 19th century conceitā€ ( Mimi Sheraton).
  • v. Chiefly British To take a fancy to.
  • v. Obsolete To understand; conceive.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To form an idea; to think.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. That which is conceived, imagined, or formed in the mind; idea; thought; image; conception.
  • n. Faculty of conceiving ideas; mental faculty; apprehension.
  • n. Quickness of apprehension; active imagination; lively fancy.
  • n. A fanciful, odd, or extravagant notion; a quant fancy; an unnatural or affected conception; a witty thought or turn of expression; a fanciful device; a whim; a quip.
  • n. An overweening idea of one's self; vanity.
  • n. Design; pattern.
  • v. To conceive; to imagine.
  • verb-intransitive. To form an idea; to think.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. That which is conceived, imagined, or formed in the mind; conception; idea; thought; image.
  • n. The faculty of conceiving; understanding; apprehension.
  • n. Opinion; estimation; view or belief.
  • n. An undue opinion; a baseless fancy; a crotchety notion.
  • n. An exaggerated estimate of one's own mental ability, or of the importance or value of what one has done; an overvaluation of one's own acuteness, wit, learning, etc.; self-conceit: as, a man inflated with conceit.
  • n. A witty, happy, or ingenious thought or expression; a quaint or humorous fancy; wit; humor; ingenuity; especially, in modern usage, a quaint or odd thought; a thought or expression intended to be striking or poetical, but rather far-fetched, insipid, or pedantic.
  • n. A fanciful or ingenious device or invention.
  • n. A trifle; a dainty; a kickshaw.
  • n. Synonyms Vagary, whim, illusion.
  • n. Pride, Vanity, etc. (see egotism), self-sufficiency, self-complacency.
  • To conceive; imagine; think; suppose; form an idea of.
  • Reflexively, to imagine; fancy; think; believe: implying error.
  • To cause to imagine.
  • To form a notion; have an opinion; conceive.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. an artistic device or effect
  • n. the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride
  • n. feelings of excessive pride
  • n. a witty or ingenious turn of phrase
  • n. an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things
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    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    idea    thought    image    conception    apprehension    whim    quip    vanity    design    pattern   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Crete    Deet    Delete    Fleet    Grete    Marguerite    Pete    Piet    Seat    Skeat   
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    Words that are found in similar contexts
    vanity    arrogance    egotism    folly    affectation    caprice    pretension    delusion    superstition    stupidity