conceit (n.) Old form(s): conceites
imagining, brooding, fanciful thinking
CE IV.ii.64[Adriana to Luciana] I am pressed down with conceit
Ham IV.v.45[Claudius to Gertrude, of Ophelia] Conceit upon her father
Oth III.iii.323[Iago alone] Dangerous conceits are in their natures poisons
R2 II.ii.33[Bushy to Queen Isabel] 'Tis nothing but conceit ... [Queen Isabel] Conceit is still derived / From some forefather grief
RJ IV.iii.37[Juliet alone, of the atmosphere in the tomb] The horrible conceit of death and night
WT III.ii.142[Servant to Leontes, of Mamillius] with mere conceit and fear / Of the Queen's speed, is gone
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