Examples from the Web for narcism
The sex object as a rule draws upon itself a part of the narcism of the ego.
In all of these aspects, egoism is the self-evident, the constant, and narcism the variable element.
Homosexual choice of object is originally more natural to narcism than the heterosexual.
We must observe two things: First, how can the conceptions of narcism and egoism be distinguished?
British Dictionary definitions for narcism
Word Origin for narcissism
Word Origin and History for narcism
1905, from German Narzissismus, coined 1899 (in "Die sexuellen Perversitäten"), by German psychiatrist Paul Näcke (1851-1913), on a comparison suggested 1898 by Havelock Ellis, from Greek Narkissos, name of a beautiful youth in mythology (Ovid, "Metamorphoses," iii.370) who fell in love with his own reflection in a spring and was turned to the flower narcissus (q.v.). Coleridge used the word in a letter from 1822.
But already Krishna, enamoured of himself, had resolved to experience lust for his own self; he manifested his own Nature in the cow-herd girls and enjoyed them." [Karapatri, "Lingopasana-rahasya," Siddhanta, II, 1941-2]
Sometimes erroneously as narcism.
Medicine definitions for narcism
Culture definitions for narcism
A consuming self-absorption or self-love; a type of egotism. Narcissists constantly assess their appearance, desires, feelings, and abilities.