Definition of "Conceit" :
noun: the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride
noun: an artistic device or effect
"The architect's brilliant conceit was to build the house around the tree."
noun: a witty or ingenious turn of phrase
"He could always come up with some inspired off-the-wall conceit."
noun: an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things
noun: feelings of excessive pride