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narcissistic

[ nahr-suh-sis-tik ]
/ ˌnɑr səˈsɪs tɪk /
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adjective
having an undue fascination with oneself; vain.
Psychoanalysis. tending to derive erotic gratification from admiration of one's own physical or mental attributes.
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Origin of narcissistic

First recorded in 1910–20; narciss(ism) + -istic

OTHER WORDS FROM narcissistic

nar·cis·sis·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·nar·cis·sis·tic, adjectiveun·nar·cis·sis·tic, adjective
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