French translation of 'conceit'
Example Sentences Including 'conceit'
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In the context of raucous comedy, the insanity conceit works well.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
To do so would be to puncture the book's central conceit.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
A grisly period detective story with a lighthearted literary conceit.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Anyone who has lived for long in the centre of our crowded cities will recognise the central conceit of Interiors.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But Straight is both underwritten and undermined by a whopping great central conceit that needs your goodwill to sustain it.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But it was the film 's thematic conceit that caused most offence.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It's a conceit rather than a concept.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The central conceit is that a local man has no memory of who he is or the town.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The counterpoint of a huge tragedy with a smaller domestic one is a central conceit of the story.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The show's central conceit is delightful.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Yet the other problem of the central conceit is that it very often leads him to tell stories that frankly aren't that interesting.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
That he will always be brought down by his conceit and vanity.The Sun (2015)
A mouse is a stylistic invention, a literary conceit.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
To imagine they do is merely a self-pitying form of arrogance and conceit.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We were classically English in terms of arrogance and conceit.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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'conceit' in Other Languages
British English: conceit NOUN
Conceit is too much pride in your abilities or achievements.
He knew, without conceit, he was considered a genius.
Translation of conceit from the Collins English to French Dictionary