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conceit -- as in: confident, but not conceited
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Franny and Zooey
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  • I’m just so sick of pedants and conceited little tearer-downers I could scream.
  • And I like his conceit.
  • He’s so conceited he’s actually humble, the crazy bastard.

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  • Her conceit will be her downfall.
  • Even misfortune didn’t diminish her conceit.

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