narcissism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n narcissism an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself "self-love that shut out everyone else"
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Usage

In literature:

The victim lived long enough to depose that Mademoiselle Sidonie attacked her with the wood chopper, while Narcisse watched the door.
"The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:" by Mrs. W. G. Waters
BACHELARD (PERE), brother of Narcisse Bachelard and uncle of Madame Josserand.
"A Zola Dictionary" by J. G. Patterson
It is my father and uncle, and Narcisse, and, oh!
"The Chaplet of Pearls" by Charlotte M. Yonge
It brought tears to the eyes of Narcisse Dauphin.
"The Right of Way, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
I must ask your pardon, Monsieur Narcisse Habert," he replied, "I did not at first recognise you!
"Rome From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
But dat old rascal only laugh an' say, 'Narcisse, you like to be fined some more, eh?
"Old Man Savarin and Other Stories" by Edward William Thomson
What does he here, Narcisse?
"The Rose of Old St. Louis" by Mary Dillon
THE SECRET OF NARCISSE.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Narcisse had intended to speak.
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
Belleau, Sir Narcisse, prime minister of Canada, 106, 123.
"The Fathers of Confederation" by A. H. U. Colquhoun
Sir Narcisse Belleau became nominal prime minister of Canada, and the difficulty was tided over for a few months.
"George Brown" by John Lewis
Getting right on target for the narcissism of the seventies.
"Coming to Grips with White Knuckles" by Paul Cameron Brown
Narcisse, my darling, tell Alphonse Duchatel all that I have told thyself.
"The Advocate" by Charles Heavysege
NARCISSE REMILLARD, Mount Taber, Multnomah County, Oregon.
"Company K, Twentieth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry" by Andrew Brown
The black head of Narcisse came up again very soon, and he puffed and blew.
"Harper's Round Table, May 14, 1895" by Various
They swerved off to right and left, giving him more room and thereby enabling Narcisse and his father to reach his side.
"Ti-Ti-Pu" by J. Macdonald Oxley
That little scamp of a Narcisse has nicked my switch all up.
"Monsieur Cherami" by Charles Paul de Kock
This yell reached the ears of Kent's teamster, little Narcisse Laviolette, bending to clutch the butt of a log with a swamp-hook.
"The Boss of Wind River" by A. M. Chisholm
Narcissism, 2, 38, 54-8, 69, 74-5, 93, 94, 104.
"Group Psychology and The Analysis of The Ego" by Sigmund Freud
The animation of the people spread to the spectators at the windows: the ladies looked incessantly at Narciss, the gentlemen at Landrinette.
"Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Vol. I (of 2)" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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In news:

That ole' devil narcissism .
We minister in the midst of a narcissism epidemic.
In fact, while studies show that narcissism is on the rise, I rarely run into one.
Narcissism does not exist in a vacuum and is usually handed down the generations.
"The main issue with narcissism generally is that they aren't that interested in treatment because it doesn't feel like a problem," says Council.
Jean M Twenge is a professor of psychology at San Diego State University and the author of Generation Me and The Narcissism Epidemic (coauthored with W.
Rganizational researchers may not believe that executive narcissism is of much theoretical or practical significance.
Narcissism is a less extreme version of Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
Narcissism has become such a pervasive issue today that it will be natural for most readers to identify with at least some of the issues discussed in the book and to wonder where they fall on the narcissism spectrum.
There is a very real difference between clinical narcissism and healthy self-esteem.
Twitter is definitely an exercise in narcissism, but there's no better social networking tool out there.
It takes a lot of courage, or at least a bit of narcissism, to tweet a picture of yourself in a bikini.
However, in spite of an understandable narcissism regarding our own genomes , the reality for most of us is that our genomes are incredibly boring.
How Narcissism Can Be Good for You .
Distinguishing Narcissism from Self-Confidence .
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In science:

NARCISSE RANDRIANANTOANINA of zero for the (relative) measure topology on X , for every ǫ > 0, B fM (0, ǫ) ∩ X 6⊂ BX (where B fM (0, ǫ) denotes the ball centered at zero and with radius ǫ relative to the metric of the measure topology).
Embeddings of $\ell_p$ into non-commutative spaces
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