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conceit
used in The Fountainhead

10 uses
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Definition
feelings of excessive pride
  • It will attract attention—but only to the immense audacity of Mr. Roark's conceit.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (5% in)
  • You rotten, lousy, conceited bastard!
    1.15 — Part 1 Chapter 15 (65% in)
  • I appreciate compliments, Mr. Wynand, but I'm not conceited enough to think that we must talk about my wife.
    3.3 — Part 3 Chapter 3 (75% in)
  • People said: "The conceited bastard!"
    4.1 — Part 4 Chapter 1 (92% in)
  • But he's so conceited he doesn't realize this at all!
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (89% in)
  • You're not conceited enough.
    4.8 — Part 4 Chapter 8 (88% in)
  • Why, no. I'm too conceited.
    4.8 — Part 4 Chapter 8 (88% in)
  • I'd say it was conceited of you, if it weren't so childish.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (56% in)
  • He thought: If she were completely the spinster, the frustrated social worker, as people think of those women, the kind who would scorn sex in the haughty conceit of her own virtue, that would still be recognition, if only in hostility.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (82% in)
  • For some vague matter of personal vanity, for some empty conceit.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (29% in)

There are no more uses of "conceit" in The Fountainhead.

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