narcissistic

narcissistic
narcissistic [adj] concerned only with oneself conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-centered, self-involved, self-loving, stuck-up*, vain, vainglorious; concepts 401,404 —Ant. outgoing, sacrificing, unselfish

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