Definition of narcissism
- His wife complained that she couldn't compete with her husband's narcissism.
in his narcissism, he just assumed that everyone else wanted to hear the tiny details of his day
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First Known Use: 1822See Words from the same year
complacence, complacency, conceit, conceitedness, ego, pomposity, pompousness, pride, pridefulness, self-admiration, self-conceit, self-esteem, self-importance, self-indulgence, self-love, self-partiality, self-respect, self-satisfaction, self-sufficiency, smugness, vaingloriousness, vainglory, vainness, vanity;
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