- a person who is overly self-involved, and often vain and selfish.
- Psychoanalysis. a person who suffers from narcissism, deriving erotic gratification from admiration of his or her own physical or mental attributes.
Also nar·cist [nahr-sist] /ˈnɑr sɪst/.
Origin of narcissist
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Examples from the Web for narcissist
Charles Krauthammer has told Fox News that President Obama is a narcissist.Why the Right Thinks Obama’s a Narcissist—and Why They’re Wrong
September 18, 2014
Or he could be a narcissist, motivated by the glory of seeing his name in print.The Mind of Leaker Edward Snowden: An Armchair Analysis
June 11, 2013
She turned around and became a mother who was a complete narcissist because she had never had enough attention.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories
February 27, 2013
Good thing there is no chance of this baby becoming a narcissist.11 Funny Twitter Reactions to the Kimye Baby
The Daily Beast
December 31, 2012
Of all the disorders, the narcissist is the most invested in discrediting anything that he perceives as an insult.Is It Time to Redefine Narcissism?
December 3, 2010
Word Origin and History for narcissist
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper