adjective see narcissism

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  • narcissistic — arcissistic adj. Having an excessive love of oneself; egocentric; egoistic. Syn: egotistic, egotistical, self loving. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • narcissistic — index orgulous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • narcissistic — (adj.) 1912, see NARCISSISM (Cf. narcissism) + ISTIC (Cf. istic). Sometimes erroneously as narcistic. Related: Narcissistically …   Etymology dictionary

  • narcissistic — [adj] concerned only with oneself conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self centered, self involved, self loving, stuck up*, vain, vainglorious; concepts 401,404 Ant. outgoing, sacrificing, unselfish …   New thesaurus

  • narcissistic — [[t]nɑ͟ː(r)sɪsɪ̱stɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as narcissistic, you disapprove of them because they think about themselves a lot and admire themselves too much. [FORMAL] He was insufferable at times self centred and… …   English dictionary

  • narcissistic — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a. [nar sis SIS tic] vain, excessively interested in one s self. An egotistical, narcissistic man won t make a good husband. SYN.: vain, self centered, egotistical, egocentric, conceited,… …   English dictionary for students

  • narcissistic — adjective she was never happy in the narcissistic life that her press agent and manager had crafted for her Syn: vain, self loving, self admiring, self absorbed, self obsessed, conceited, self centered, self regarding, egotistic, egotistical,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • narcissistic — narcissism ► NOUN ▪ excessive or erotic interest in oneself and one s physical appearance. DERIVATIVES narcissist noun narcissistic adjective. ORIGIN from Narcissus, a beautiful youth in Greek mythology who fell in love with his reflection in a… …   English terms dictionary

  • narcissistic — See narcissist. * * * …   Universalium

  • narcissistic — adjective /ˌnɑː.sɪˈsɪs.tɪk,ˌnɑɹ.sɨˈsɪs.tɪk/ a) Having an inflated idea of ones own importance. b) Obsessed with ones own self image and ego. See Also: narcissism …   Wiktionary

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