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narcissism

noun nar·cis·sism \ˈnär-sə-ˌsiz-əm\

Medical Definition of NARCISSISM

1
:  love of or sexual desire for one's own body
2
:  the state or stage of development in psychoanalytic theory in which there is considerable erotic interest in one's own body and ego and which in abnormal forms persists through fixation or reappears through regression

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