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narcissist

noun nar·cis·sist \ ˈnär-sə-sist \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of narcissist

plural narcissists
: an individual showing symptoms of or suffering from narcissism: such as
a : an extremely self-centered person who has an exaggerated sense of self-importance
  • … since the narcissist is so convinced of his high station (most are men), he automatically expects that others will recognize his superior qualities and will tell him so.
  • —Charles Zanor
  • But unlike the garden-variety snob, narcissists have impaired relationships because they're unable to enter anyone else's world.
  • —Adelle Waldman
  • They're still raging narcissists with a sense of entitlement stronger than the gravitational field of Jupiter.
  • —Judith Rascoe
b : a person who is overly concerned with his or her physical appearance
  • I'm like most baby boomers, a narcissist. In pursuit of the perfect body …
  • —Cathy Booth

First Known Use of narcissist

1917


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narcissist

adjective

Definition of narcissist

: of, relating to, or characterized by narcissism : narcissistic
  • narcissist behavior
  • a narcissist personality

First Known Use of narcissist

1934


Medical Dictionary

narcissist

noun nar·cis·sist \ -səst \

medical Definition of narcissist

: an individual showing symptoms of or suffering from narcissism


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