What does narcissism mean?

Definitions for narcissismˈnɑr səˌsɪz ɛm; ˈnɑr sɪz əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. self-love, narcism, narcissism(noun)

    an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself

    "self-love that shut out everyone else"


  1. narcissism(Noun)

    Excessive love of oneself.

  2. narcissism(Noun)

    Sexual desire for one's own body.

  3. Origin: After Narcissus, a character in Greek mythology who became obsessed with his own reflection.


  1. Narcissism

    Narcissism is a term that originated with Narcissus in Greek mythology who fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool of water. Currently it is used to describe a person characterized by egotism, vanity, pride, or selfishness. Narcissism has included particular meanings in specific fields: ⁕A concept in psychoanalytic theory, introduced in Sigmund Freud's On Narcissism ⁕An Axis II disorder, Narcissistic personality disorder, in DSM-IV ⁕A social or cultural problem ⁕A factor in trait theory used in some self-report inventories of personality such as the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory Except in the sense of primary narcissism or healthy self-love, narcissism is usually considered a problem in a person or group's relationships with self and others.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Narcissism

    A psychoanalytic term meaning self-love.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of narcissism in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of narcissism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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