Definition of narcissistic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌnɑːsɪˈsɪstɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnɑːrsɪˈsɪstɪk//
(formal, disapproving)
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admiring yourself too much, especially your appearance More Like This Expressions from history and legend Achilles heel, Cinderella, Herculean, Mephistophelian, Midas touch, narcissism, odyssey, Prince Charming, Procrustean, Promethean, Pyrrhic, Robin Hood, Scylla and Charybdis, Sleeping Beauty, Stygian, TitanSee worksheet. From the Greek myth in which Narcissus, a beautiful young man, fell in love with his own reflection in a pool. He died and was changed into the flower which bears his name.