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narcissism

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Definition an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself
  • The narcissistic teenage girl spent hours checking her makeup in a mirror everyday.
narcissistic = an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself
  • "I think narcissism is one of my most interesting qualities. Don't you?"
  • The paradox about narcissism is that we all have this streak of egotism. Eighty percent of people think they're better than average.
    Mark Leary
  • Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
    Sigmund Freud
  • 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.
    P.M. Forni
  • twins all bound up in tandem narcissism
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • narcissism = exceptional self-interest or self-admiration
  • "I'm too ugly to be a narcissist," he said.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • narcissist = person with exceptional admiration of themselves
  • But in AIA, Anna decides that being a person with cancer who starts a cancer charity is a bit narcissistic, so she starts a charity called The Anna Foundation for People with Cancer Who Want to Cure Cholera.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • narcissistic = self-focused
  • 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.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • narcissist = one with exceptional self-admiration or self-interest
  • The flames of hedonism, the flames of narcissism, the flames of self-centered morality are licking at the very foundations of our society, the family unit.
    Bob Barr
  • Phillip is narcissistic and only does things that benefit him, and I've come to realize this has been the case all along.
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life
  • On a day normally given over to narcissism, I must consider my family and give nourishment to another living creature.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • I'm a narcissist at heart."
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • Really, the narcissism of today's youth!"
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • He spoke sternly about the danger of "seeking false happiness in a variety of narcissistic pleasures."
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • And that narcissism will soon doom him.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The life of a narcissist is often cluttered.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • A raging narcissist, of course.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • "You young rascal, you!" he said, giving Eugene another jerk, and beginning to laugh with narcissistic pleasure.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • "Margo's parents suffer a severe narcissistic injury whenever she acts out," Dad said to me.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns

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