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conceit

US [kənˈsit]
UK [kənˈsiːt]
  • n.自负;骄傲自大;别出心裁但不实用的效果;巧妙但不实用的东西
  • v.中意于;〈方〉想像;〈古〉理解
  • Web自高自大;奇喻;奇想
Plural Form:conceits  
conceit
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n.
1.
[u]
自负;骄傲自大too much pride in yourself and what you do
2.
[c]
别出心裁但不实用的效果;巧妙但不实用的东西an artistic effect or device, especially one that is very clever or tries to be very clever but does not succeed
The ill-advised conceit of the guardian angel dooms the film from the start.
对守护天使的蹩脚设计弄巧成拙,从一开始就注定这部电影要失败。
3.
巧妙的言辞;别出心裁的比喻a clever expression in writing or speech that involves a comparison between two things
The idea of the wind singing is a romantic conceit.
风儿在唱歌这一巧妙的比喻很有浪漫色彩。

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