As adjectives the difference between egoistical and narcissistic
is that egoistical
is caring about oneself rather than others while narcissistic
is having an inflated idea of one's own importance.
As a noun narcissistic is
Caring about oneself rather than others.
Having an inflated idea of one's own importance.
Obsessed with one's own self image and ego.
* narcissistic personality disorder
* 1996 , Susan B. Gall, Bernard Beins, Alan Feldman, The Gale encyclopedia of psychology (page 247)
- Because narcissistics cannot handle failure, they will take great lengths to avoid risks and situations in which defeat is a possibility.