narcissist


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nar·cis·sism

 (när′sĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
1. Excessive preoccupation with or admiration of oneself. See Synonyms at conceit.
2. A personality disorder characterized by self-preoccupation, need for admiration, lack of empathy, and unconscious deficits in self-esteem.
3. Erotic pleasure derived from contemplation or admiration of one's own body or self, especially as a fixation on or a regression to an infantile stage of development.

[After Narcissus.]

nar′cis·sist n.
nar′cis·sis′tic adj.
nar′cis·sis′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.narcissist - someone in love with themselves
selfish person - a person who is unusually selfish

narcissist

noun
A conceited, self-centered person:
Informal: swellhead.
Translations

narcissist

[ˈnɑːsɪˌsɪst] Nnarcisista mf

narcissist

[ˈnɑːsɪsɪst] n (frm) → narcisista m/f

narcissist

n narcisista mf
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