As adjectives the difference between conceited and egoistical
is that conceited
is having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc; vain and egotistical while egoistical
is caring about oneself rather than others.
As a verb conceited
Having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.; vain and egotistical.
* Jonathan Swift
- If you think me too conceited / Or to passion quickly heated.
(rhetoric, literature) Having an ingenious expression or metaphorical idea, especially in extended form or used as a literary or rhetorical device.
(obsolete) Endowed with fancy or imagination.
- Conceited of their own wit, science, and politeness.
(obsolete) Curiously contrived or designed; fanciful.
- He was pleasantly conceited , and sharp of wit.
- A conceited chair to sleep in.
* See also
See (conceit) (verb)
Caring about oneself rather than others.