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narcissist

[ nahr-suh-sist ]
/ ˈnɑr sə sɪst /
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noun
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 their 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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