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  • A raging narcissist, of course.†   (source)
  • He was successful over half the time, which wasn't bad, considering the cases were usually damning, the accused extremely unlikable—cheaters, narcissists, sociopaths.†   (source)
  • I'm a narcissist at heart."†   (source)
  • This leaves only about 30 percent of the users with "average" looks, including a paltry 1 percent with "less than average" looks—which suggests that the typical online dater is either a fabulist, a narcissist, or simply resistant to the meaning of "average.†   (source)
  • I had deigned to sleep only with tall, exotically handsome narcissists in the past.†   (source)
  • Really, the narcissism of today's youth!"†   (source)
  • "She's the least narcissistic woman I've ever met," one of the woman interns told me.†   (source)
  • Narcissist?†   (source)
  • "What's so urgent, you little narcissist?"†   (source)
  • It meant about as much to me as that insipid peace sign that was everywhere I looked: just another symbol of a generation's sentimentality, of its narcissistic worship of its own past glories.†   (source)
  • Teleborian, who had many years of experience with the patient, had determined that Salander was suffering from a serious mental disturbance and employed terms such as psychopathy, pathological narcissism, and paranoid schizophrenia.†   (source)
  • Since I couldn't say what I really felt, which was that you had to be a pretty serious narcissist to give a picture of yourself as a gift, I told her, "It's beautiful."†   (source)
  • And that narcissism will soon doom him.†   (source)
  • NICK: (Narcissistic, but not directly for MARTHA) Well, you never know ….†   (source)
  • The forensic psychiatrist I'd hired to examine him said Johnny Wayne was a narcissist, a pathological liar, and a sociopath, and those were his good qualities.†   (source)
  • That is, although he looked into the mirror while he lathered, he didn't watch where his brush was moving but, instead, looked directly into his own eyes, as though his eyes were neutral territory, a no man's land in a private war against narcissism he had been fighting since he was seven or eight years old.†   (source)
  • At a tender age he had developed mange, or leprosy, or some other such infantile disease, and had lost all his hair, never to recover it — a tragedy which may have had a bearing on the fact that, when I knew him, he had already devoted fifteen years of his life to a study of the relationship between summer molt and incipient narcissism in pocket gophers.†   (source)
  • Drawing away slightly from the mirror, she caught a narcissistic gleam of her familiar beauty, dwelling persistently beneath the white mask, and this gave her a long moment of comfort.†   (source)
  • Maybe I was a narcissist or something, but when I realized it there in that moment at Oranjee, it made me like him even more.   (source)
    narcissist = one with exceptional self-admiration or self-interest
  • They think the world revolves around them and they are not considerate. They are not kind. They are trapped in a cage of narcissism we have built for them.   (source)
  • Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.   (source)
  • The paradox about narcissism is that we all have this streak of egotism. Eighty percent of people think they're better than average.   (source)
  • "Margo's parents suffer a severe narcissistic injury whenever she acts out," Dad said to me.†   (source)
  • The life of a narcissist is often cluttered.†   (source)
  • And in the way-down deep, some me screaming, get me out of here get me out of here get me out please I'll do anything, but the thoughts just keep spinning, the tightening gyre, the jogger's mouth, the stupidity of Ayala, Aza, and Holmesy and all my irreconcilable selves, my self-absorption, the filth in my gut, think about anything other than yourself you disgusting narcissist.†   (source)
  • On the one hand, for eighteen years I had been taught that schools are bad and kids learn bad things there and peer pressure can ruin a child's life forever; but when I consider who I heard all this stuff from, a kidnapper, rapist, pedophile, narcissistic, pervert, I can only come to one conclusion.†   (source)
  • I thought you were a narcissist.†   (source)
  • I also left room for the possibility that they had adapted to this dynamic out of necessity, the quiet daughter eclipsed by the attention-diverting self-absorbed mother routine, that Madaline's narcissism was perhaps an act of kindness, of maternal protectiveness.†   (source)
  • On a day normally given over to narcissism, I must consider my family and give nourishment to another living creature.†   (source)
  • Ahead flowed sluices of silver light, deep slabs of shadow, polished, wiped, rinsed with images of themselves and others whose souls, passing, scoured the glass with their agony, curried the cold ice with their narcissism, or sweated the angles and flats with their fear.†   (source)
  • "You young rascal, you!" he said, giving Eugene another jerk, and beginning to laugh with narcissistic pleasure.†   (source)
  • "And you should have just seen my little feet twinkle up Sargent and around the corner into Bailey Place," was the way she narcissistically painted her flight.†   (source)
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