Conceit

usgb/kənˈsiːt/Volume
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Negative ConnotationPlay
Using 'conceit' in this sense often implies criticism of someone's excessive pride. SlideHis conceit blinds him to his flaws.
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Emotionally ChargedPlay
'Conceit' can evoke strong emotions when describing someone's inflated self-image. SlideShe stormed off, her conceit wounded by the blunt feedback.
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Often OffensivePlay
Calling someone 'full of conceit' may be offensive and should be used with caution. SlideThey avoided him due to his off-putting conceit.