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From original German Narzissismus, soon changed to Narzissmus due to haplology, from Narcissus, a character in Greek mythology who became obsessed with his own reflection, +‎ -ism.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈnɑːsəˌsɪzm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈnɑɹsəˌsɪzm/
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narcissism (usually uncountable, plural narcissisms)

  1. Excessive love of oneself.
  2. Sexual desire for one's own body.

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narcissism c

  1. narcissism

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Declension of narcissism 
Indefinite Definite
Nominative narcissism narcissismen
Genitive narcissisms narcissismens

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