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conceit

con·ceit

conceit

pronunciation:
kn sit
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an exaggerated opinion of oneself; vanity.
synonyms:
pride, self-conceit, self-importance, self-love, vanity
antonyms:
humility
similar words:
arrogance, narcissism, vainglory
definition 2: an imaginative idea or fanciful notion.
synonyms:
dream, fancy, fantasy, notion, whimsy
similar words:
crotchet, daydream, illusion, pipe dream, whim
definition 3: an exaggerated or strained metaphor.
similar words:
exaggeration, metaphor