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conceit
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
feelings of excessive pride
  • "No, it is not selfishness or conceit," said he, answering, as was his wont, my thoughts rather than my words.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (3% in)

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