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narcissism Saltos de línea: nar¦cis|sism
Pronunciación: /ˈnɑːsɪsɪz(ə)m/

Definición de narcissism en inglés:


[mass noun]
1Excessive interest in or admiration of oneself and one’s physical appearance.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • But excessive self-love, or narcissism, could actually increase violence in schools.
  • Like most blogs, the content is erratic, syncopated by the intrusions of daily life, random interests, monomania, narcissism and booze.
  • Is indulging our individual truths a form of excessive narcissism?
1.1 Psychology Extreme selfishness, with a grandiose view of one’s own talents and a craving for admiration, as characterizing a personality type.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Would-be doctors had personality defects ranging from extreme over-confidence, narcissism and aloofness to being overly empathetic.
  • She might even have admitted to extreme narcissism if it made a good line.
  • This factor supports the idea that an extreme narcissism is a specific psychogenic factor here.
1.2 Psychoanalysis Self-centredness arising from failure to distinguish the self from external objects, either in very young babies or as a feature of mental disorder.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • ‘One of the features of narcissism is enormous confidence and self-esteem,’ she observes.
  • And narcissism is a seductive mental disorder.
  • After all, normal narcissism makes most psychiatrists feel they are doing a good job, even when they may not be.


Early 19th century: via Latin from the Greek name Narkissos (see Narcissus) + -ism.



Pronunciación: /ˈnɑːsɪsɪst/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The authors suggest that aggression by narcissists is an interpersonally meaningful and specific response to an ego threat.
  • It lets narcissists and egomaniacs (me included) run wild and pollute your mind with their thoughts.
  • That way he can spend his days with another egomaniacal narcissist.

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