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English definition of “narcissist”

narcissist

noun [C]     /ˈnɑː.sɪ.sɪst/ US  /ˈnɑːr.sə-/
someone who has too much admiration for himself or herselfShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoastingUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men narcissistic     /ˌnɑː.sɪˈsɪs.tɪk/ US  /ˌnɑːr.sə-/ adjective a narcissistic personalityShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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