Examples from the Web for narcistic
Narcistic neuroses can scarcely be approached by the same technique which served us in the transference neuroses.
After forging ahead a little in the study of narcistic neuroses we always seem to come to a wall which impedes progress.
British Dictionary definitions for narcistic
Word Origin for narcissism
Word Origin and History for narcistic
1905, from German Narzissismus, coined 1899 (in "Die sexuellen Perversitäten"), by German psychiatrist Paul Näcke (1851-1913), on a comparison suggested 1898 by Havelock Ellis, from Greek Narkissos, name of a beautiful youth in mythology (Ovid, "Metamorphoses," iii.370) who fell in love with his own reflection in a spring and was turned to the flower narcissus (q.v.). Coleridge used the word in a letter from 1822.
But already Krishna, enamoured of himself, had resolved to experience lust for his own self; he manifested his own Nature in the cow-herd girls and enjoyed them." [Karapatri, "Lingopasana-rahasya," Siddhanta, II, 1941-2]
Sometimes erroneously as narcism.
Medicine definitions for narcistic
Culture definitions for narcistic
A consuming self-absorption or self-love; a type of egotism. Narcissists constantly assess their appearance, desires, feelings, and abilities.