Skip to Content

narcissism

Pronunciation: nar'sis-izm, nar'si-sizm

Definition:

  1. A state in which one interprets and regards everything in relation to oneself and not to other people or things.
  2. Self-love, which may include sexual attraction toward oneself.

Synonym(s): self-love

[Narkissos, G. myth. char.]

See Also: autoeroticism

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide