Definition of Narcism

1. Noun. An exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself. "Self-love that shut out everyone else"

Exact synonyms: Narcissism, Self-love
Generic synonyms: Conceit, Conceitedness, Vanity
Derivative terms: Narcist, Narcissist, Narcissistic



Definition of Narcism

1. Noun. (alternative form of narcissism) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Narcism

1. excessive love of oneself [n -S]

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Literary usage of Narcism

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1. A General introduction to psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud (1920)
"We must observe two things: First, how can the conceptions t>f narcism and egoism be ... I believe narcism is the libidinous complement of egoism. ..."

2. Totem and Taboo: Resemblances Between the Psychic Lives of Savages and Neurotics by Sigmund Freud (1919)
"If we may take the now established omnipotence of thought among primitive races as a proof of their narcism, we may venture to compare the various ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1857)
"To this the date of June 27 is supplied, but our own pages, in the volume for 1732, contain this entry among the deaths; "June 26, narcism* LMI- ' " A Brief ..."

4. Psychoanalysis and Love by André Tridon (1922)
"We say that he finds his love object on the road to narcism, after the Greek legend of Narcissus to whom nothing was more pleasing than his own mirrored ..."

5. Text-book of Psychiatry: A Psychological Study of Insanity for Practitioners by Emanuel Mendel (1907)
"In men it leads to satyriasis, in women to nymphomania, in both to narcism (observation of their own naked bodies with voluptuous ideas). ..."

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