narcissistic narcissistic  /ˌnɑr sɪ ˈsɪ stɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. My friends tell me that Colbert's mimicry of the narcissistic, preening, puffed-up personalities who inhabit TV news these days is spot on.
  2. We're in a narcissistic business.
  3. The Seinfeld now playing is a remarkably different star from the one who personified narcissistic baby-boomer bachelorhood throughout the 1990s.

News

  1. Surveillance footage shows final images of swimsuit designer - as well as accused killer

    Stunning surveillance footage played in court yesterday showed the final images of a swimsuit designer — and the frantic pacing of the narcissistic layabout who allegedly killed her. Silvie Cachay and Nicholas Brooks looked the perfect couple as they walked into the Soho House with their arms linked and checked into...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Burberry Invites You to Make Out With Your Phone

    For being the laziest, most entitled, and most narcissistic generation , younger consumers sure are getting a lot of attention from companies. The latest foray into the minds of millennials?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: BusinessWeek

  3. Obama and the Callous Kanye Culture

    Egotistical musicians often exaggerate their political influence, none more than the nattering, narcissistic rapper Kanye West. He has compared himself in global stature to Apple founder Steve Jobs and has titled his latest album "Yeesus."
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Brent Bozell III via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "As you now know, our former hero, who grew up in the very region that he deserted this evening, is no longer a Cleveland Cavalier," Gilbert wrote. "This was announced with a several day, narcissistic, self-promotional build-up culminating...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Dan Gilbert Source: The Associated Press

  2. Confessing Friday, Edwards said, "In the course of several campaigns, I started to believe that I was special and became increasingly egocentric and narcissistic."
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: John Edwards Source: New York Daily News

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