narcissistic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj narcissistic characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
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Quotations

  • Elizabeth Bowen
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    “Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life in his own terms.”
  • Gore Vidal
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    “A narcissist is someone better looking than you are.”
  • Leo Rosten
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    “Every writer is a narcissist. This does not mean that he is vain; it only means that he is hopelessly self-absorbed.”

Usage

In literature:

The Balkan intellectuals chose narcissistic self-absorption and navel gazing over "other-orientation".
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
In contradistinction to the object-libido we also call the ego-libido narcissistic libido.
"Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex" by Sigmund Freud
He is fixed in the Narcissistic stage of his life, and is unadapted to the world of social relations.
"Outwitting Our Nerves" by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
Behind them, Francis returned to his Narcissistic study of himself in stone.
"The Servant Problem" by Robert F. Young
Narcissistic, 58, 74, 93, 104, 125.
"Group Psychology and The Analysis of The Ego" by Sigmund Freud
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In poetry:

Scholars call the masculine swan a cob;
I call him a narcissistic snob.
He looks in the mirror over and over,
And claims to have never heard of Pavlova.
"The Swan" by Ogden Nash

In news:

Are teens and young adults more narcissistic today than in the past.
The fact that nearly 10 percent of 20-somethings have already experienced symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder, compared with just over 3 percent of the 65-and-over set.
Narcissists tend to be unpopular, for sure.
Anna Karenina is the 'perfect narcissist ,' Keira Knightley says.
Lance Armstrong a Narcissist .
'Charmer Is Just Another Word For Narcissist '.
How can you lead a narcissistic on your team.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) subtype is largely understudied, in spite of clinicians' warnings that this is the most frequent presentation in patients.
Surprisingly, to the eyes of many experts, DSM-5 better captures the essence of narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) than previous versions did.
The Latest on Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
Individuals with narcissistic personality disorder generally believe that the world revolves around them.
Mark Young co-authored 'The Mirror Effect,' about how celebrity culture is making the average American more narcissistic.
Hinckley has traits of narcissistic personality disorder .
Is the former vice president not-so-secretly a narcissistic, shameless phony.
Philosophically neutralizing narcissistic economics.
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In science:

Andrew Baxter remarked that the Baron is a narcissistic man indeed, so I think the name is aptly chosen.
On a curious property of 3435
For the related sequence of Narcissistic numbers see ) The code in listing 1 is used to produce the numbers in figure 1.
On a curious property of 3435
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