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narcissist

[nahr-suh-sist]
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noun
  1. a person who is overly self-involved, and often vain and selfish.
  2. Psychoanalysis. a person who suffers from narcissism, deriving erotic gratification from admiration of his or her own physical or mental attributes.
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Also nar·cist [nahr-sist] /ˈnɑr sɪst/.

Origin of narcissist

First recorded in 1920–30; narciss(ism) + -ist
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Word Origin and History for narcissist

n.

1930, from narcissism + -ist.

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