Definition of Narcissistic

1. Adjective. Characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance.

Exact synonyms: Egotistic, Egotistical, Self-loving
Similar to: Selfish
Derivative terms: Egotism, Egotist, Narcissism



Definition of Narcissistic

1. Adjective. Having an inflated idea of one's own importance. ¹

2. Adjective. Obsessed with one's own self image and ego. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Narcissistic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Narcissistic

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Literary usage of Narcissistic

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1. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"narcissistic Personality Disorder Engagement In trying to engage and assess patients, therapists should remember that patients with narcissistic personality ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Dodes, LM Addiction, helplessness, and narcissistic rage. Psychoanalytic Quarterly 59(3):398-419 ... The narcissistic vulnerability in addicts is discussed. ..."

3. The Elements of Practical Psycho-analysis by Paul Bousfield (1922)
"Not only as regards preventing a too-strong erotic fixation, but from the point of view also of preventing a too-strong narcissistic fixation. ..."

4. Psycho-analysis and the War Neuroses by Sándor Ferenczi (1921)
"wards external objects, as is the case with morbid anxiety of the peace neuroses, but from the narcissistic part of the sexual hunger that is 1 attached to' ..."

5. I Love You Madly! Workbook: Insight Enhancement About Healthy and Disturbed ...by Robert Gordon by Robert Gordon (2007)
"For example, egocentricity characterizes the narcissistic Personality Disorder. ... People with a narcissistic Personality Disorder are often overly ..."

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