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WATCH NOW: Where Did The Word "Narcissist" Come From?
In conversation, we tend to use this word casually to mean "a person who is overly self-involved, and often vain, and selfish," but "narcissist" actually has a pretty sordid history.
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OTHER WORDS FROM narcissismnar·cis·sist, nar·cist, nounnar·cis·sis·tic, nar·cis·tic, adjectivenon·nar·cism, nounnon·nar·cis·sism, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for narcissism
The characters are consumed less by technology and more by their own narcissism and the virus of fame.David Cronenberg: Why Frustrated Novelists Hate the Screenplay|Craig Hubert|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is this neurosis, narcissism, or the farsighted wisdom that allows a fellow to win three hundred games?
But this is also a parody of narcissism, just a little detour to eternity.
Crist really is that driven by narcissism, ambition, and personal vanity.The Messy, Sordid Story of Jim Greer, Charlie Crist’s Man to a Fault|Rick Wilson|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And you have these outsized personalities who are running them, which just confirms their narcissism.Novelist Holly Peterson Talks About New York, Power Trippers, and Love|Hannah Seligson|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, in an effort to compensate for a deep-set inferiority complex, they react with vanity and narcissism.
Narcissism is a result of stunted growth and of childhood abuse.
British Dictionary definitions for narcissism
Derived forms of narcissismnarcissist, nounnarcissistic, adjective
Word Origin for narcissism
Medical definitions for narcissism
Other words from narcissismnar′cis•sist n.nar′cis•sis′tic adj.
Cultural definitions for narcissism
A consuming self-absorption or self-love; a type of egotism. Narcissists constantly assess their appearance, desires, feelings, and abilities.