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1. Excessive preoccupation with or admiration of oneself. See Synonyms at conceit.
2. A personality disorder characterized by an exaggerated sense of self-importance, need for admiration, and lack of empathy. Also called narcissistic personality disorder.
3. Pleasure derived from contemplation or admiration of one's own body or self, considered in psychoanalytic theory to be a fixation on or a regression to an infantile stage of development.
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1. (Psychology) an exceptional interest in or admiration for oneself, esp one's physical appearance
2. (Psychology) sexual satisfaction derived from contemplation of one's own physical or mental endowments
[C19: from Narcissus]
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nar•cis•sism(ˈnɑr səˌsɪz ɛm)
also nar•cism(ˈnɑr sɪz əm)
1. inordinate fascination with oneself; excessive self-love; vanity.
2. Psychoanal. erotic gratification derived from admiration of one's own physical or mental attributes.
nar′cis•sist, nar′cist, n.
nar`cis•sis′tic, nar•cis′tic, adj.
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an excessive admiration of oneself. Also narcism. — narcissist, narcist n. — narcissistic, narcistic, adj.See also: Self
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|Noun||1.||narcissism - an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself; "self-love that shut out everyone else"|
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noun egotism, vanity, conceit, self-regard, self-love, self-absorption, egoism, self-obsession, self-centredness, egocentricity, egomania, self-conceit, self-admiration, self-adulation Their self-absorption borders on narcissism.
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narcissism[nɑːˈsɪsɪzəm] N → narcisismo m
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narcissism[ˈnɑːrsɪsɪzəm] n → narcissisme m
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n → Narzissmus m
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1. n. narcisismo, admiración excesiva por sí mismo-a. y por los propios éxitos;
2. atracción sexual por su propio cuerpo.
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