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conceit
used in Gone with the Wind

16 uses
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Definition feelings of excessive pride
  • No, that was too conceited for belief.
    1.6 (93% in)
  • He bore the honor gravely and with no untoward conceit, as though it were only his due.
    1.1 (84% in)
  • In fact, Mammy had spent her time deflating her conceit.
    2.8 (89% in)
  • Just because you're conceited at being the 'great blockader' doesn't give you the right to insult women.
    2.9 (82% in)
  • He could no more resist pricking the conceits, the hypocrisies and the flamboyant patriotism of those about him than a small boy can resist putting a pin into a balloon.
    2.12 (68% in)
  • Oh, men are so conceited they'll believe anything that flatters them...... I must never let him dream what straits we're in, not till I've got him.
    4.32 (35% in)
  • Conceited old fool, she thought.
    4.35 (13% in)
  • Well, she wouldn't swell his conceit by complimenting him on his cleverness.
    4.36 (40% in)
  • "Oh, for God's sake, hush!" interrupted Scarlett, annoyed as usual when he made her look like a conceited fool, and not caring to have Ashley and his honor become the subject of further conversation.
    4.38 (92% in)
  • "Add conceit to dishonor," he said.
    4.43 (53% in)
  • If you are comparing him with yourself, you conceited thing, why— He's not like you, thank God!
    4.43 (77% in)
  • You are coarse and conceited and I think this conversation has gone far enough.
    4.47 (49% in)
  • Well, don't fly off the handle so, because I didn't lie and make you feel conceited.
    4.47 (66% in)
  • All too fast for mere fondness I would think, if I were conceited.
    4.47 (68% in)
  • He hadn't changed, nothing had changed, and she had been a fool, a stupid, conceited, silly fool, thinking he loved her.
    5.54 (83% in)
  • If I'm pale it's your fault and not because I've missed you, you conceited thing.
    5.56 (49% in)

There are no more uses of "conceit" in Gone with the Wind.

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