Definition for narcissistic

adjective as in concerned only with oneself

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For example, one study found that when parents overvalue, overestimate and overpraise their child’s qualities, their child tends to become more narcissistic over time.

One very important line of work investigates how people become narcissistic in the first place.

Recent research found people who posted large numbers of selfies on social media developed a 25% rise in narcissistic traits Advertisement over a four-month period.

Sigmund Freud argued that romantic love is a fundamentally narcissistic pursuit.

We find them ridiculous, self-righteous, sometimes even perverse or narcissistic moralists for whom, MacFarquhar writes, “It is always wartime.”

America is a narcissistic and inward-looking society at the best of the times.

Certain sentences and paragraphs capture a self-awareness that is more insightful than obnoxious or narcissistic.

And you thought wearing sheer Lululemons to yoga was narcissistic.

Plenty of listeners will point to Paula as proof that Robin Thicke is a narcissistic, self-serving jerk.

Unfortunately the music show dissipated into a narcissistic auto-tuned rant.

His true, narcissistic, face is exposed and it is hideous to behold.

"Blent's a lady of leisure and somewhat excessively narcissistic tendencies," he explained.

He is fixed in the Narcissistic stage of his life, and is unadapted to the world of social relations.

The second is the narcissistic which seeks its own ego and finds it in the other.

Behind them, Francis returned to his Narcissistic study of himself in stone.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to narcissistic, such as: self-centered, self-involved, conceited, egotistic, egotistical, and self-loving.

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