narcissism narcissism  /ˈnɑr sɪ ˌsɪ zəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself

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  1. Inordinate adulation is a sure recipe for narcissism.
  2. Celebrity narcissism is often fueled by pop culture and despicable cronyism.
  3. There were so many photos of the Principal in the school magazine that it prompted some parents to remark that he was suffering from narcissism.

News

  1. Measuring the narcissism of Facebook and Twitter users

    A new study out of the University of Michigan measures the connection between narcissism and social networking site use. Guess what? it is growing. read more        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: TG Daily

  2. Does Facebook Promote Narcissism?

    According to a new University of Michigan study, some of our favorite social media sites serve as a vehicle to self-promote. Researchers Elliot Panek, Ph.D., Yioryos Nardis and Sara Konrath, Ph.D., explored the hypothesis that social media reflects and amplifies growing levels of narcissism within our culture. In a study published online in Computers in Human [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Psych Central

  3. Facebook, Twitter Amplify Growing Levels of Narcissism

    Social media such as Facebook and Twitter reflect and amplify the American culture's growing levels of narcissism, U.S. researchers say.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

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Quotes

  1. In admitting his affair, Edwards told ABC News last week that his "becoming a national public figure" created "a self-focus, an egotism, a narcissism that leads you to believe that - that you can do whatever you want. You're invincible. And...
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: John Edwards Source: FOXNews

  2. "Self-Googling is not simply narcissism, though that's certainly part of it," explains Alexander Halavais, who teaches at the University at Buffalo.
    on Apr 6, 2004 By: Alexander Halavais Source: WTOV9.com

  3. "It's tricky because there's an enormous amount of narcissism that comes into play," Clooney said. "You're breaking the trust between two actors particularly when you're doing the lead and directing." "If you and I are doing a scene...
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: George Clooney Source: The Times

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