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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nar•cis•sismˈnɑr səˌsɪz ɛm; ˈnɑr sɪz əm(n.)

also nar•cism

  1. inordinate fascination with oneself; excessive self-love; vanity.

  2. Psychoanal. erotic gratification derived from admiration of one's own physical or mental attributes.

Origin of narcissism:

1815–25; < G Narzissismus. See narcissus , -ism



Princeton's WordNet

  1. egotistic, egotistical, narcissistic, self-loving(adj)

    characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance


  1. narcissistic(Adjective)

    Having an inflated idea of one's own importance.

  2. narcissistic(Adjective)

    Obsessed with one's own self image and ego.


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