Origin of narcissus
Words nearby narcissus
How to use narcissus in a sentence
Calm down and reacquaint yourself with the myth of Narcissus.
At first glance, this makes us seem even worse than Narcissus.
“I am going to be the nominee,” the modern-day Narcissus declared while gazing at his reflection in the polls.Kirsten Powers: Newt Gingrich Is in Love With Himself|Kirsten Powers|December 7, 2011|DAILY BEAST
We set the Narcissus poeticus bulbs where, if they grew, the flowers could look at themselves in the mirror below the dam.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
Maugiron was playing with Narcissus, the large greyhound, and Quelus was sitting near.
Not so, sire; I place Narcissus far above you, for he knows how to defend himself, and you do not.
Zelphine and I have decided that we will never acknowledge this to be a Dionysus or anything less poetic than the Narcissus.Italian Days and Ways|Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
The “Times” is the secluded pool into which England loves to gaze when it plays the rle of Narcissus.
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Word Origin for narcissus
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Cultural definitions for narcissus
A beautiful youth in classical mythology who fell in love with his own reflection in a pool. Because he was unable to tear himself away from the image, he wasted away and died.