Narcist or Narcissist

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Narcist or Narcissist

Post by gstormXX-1 » 16 Oct 2019, 12:18

Is this grammar correct? "The mix of hatred, book and street smartness, comradice, a psychotic narcist who writes about his murders..." My focus being, 'a psychotic narcist'. Or does it have to be 'a psychotic narcissist'?

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Post by CatInTheHat » 16 Oct 2019, 15:32

Narcissist is correct, the other is not.
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Post by Nickolas Farmakis » 08 Nov 2019, 15:02

The correct form is narcissist, while narcist should be considered a spelling mistake on the author's behalf.

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