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narcissistic personality disorder

[ nahr-suh-sis-tik pur-suh-nal-i-tee dis-awr-der ]
/ ˌnɑr səˈsɪs tɪk ˌpɜr səˈnæl ɪ ti dɪsˌɔr dər /
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noun Psychiatry.
a personality disorder characterized by extreme self-centeredness and self-absorption, fantasies involving unrealistic goals, an excessive need for attention and admiration, and disturbed interpersonal relationships. Abbreviation: NPD
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Origin of narcissistic personality disorder

First recorded in 1945–50

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