What does the word conceit mean?

Usage examples for conceit

  1. For the time being, at least, the conceit is taken out of you, and you are thoroughly put down. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  2. In fact, to make no more words about it, I was head over heels in love with Nicolete, and I think, without conceit, I may say that Nicolete was rapidly growing rather fond of me. – The Quest of the Golden Girl by Richard le Gallienne
  3. She had dealt his conceit a frightful wound. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett