Ida Showman’s narcissism or self-centered vanity knew no bounds. She constantly thought about and adored herself; to this end, her house was full of mirrors so that she could gaze at her reflection in narcissistic, self-loving bliss. Every conversation she had with others was narcissistic, or centered solely on herself. In her narcissism or excessive self-love, Ida purchased a present for herself every day; she was, after all, the very best, and deserved it more than anyone in the whole world.
Quiz: When is someone narcissistic?
- When that person is consumed with self-admiration.
- When that person is unaware of others’ needs.
- When that person is absolutely beautiful.