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narcissus is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of narcissus in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and such people such deep narcissus can …”

meanings of narcissus


  1. A beautiful young man, like the mythological Greek Narcissus.
  2. Any of several bulbous flowering plants, of the genus Narcissus, having white or yellow cup- or trumpet-shaped flowers, notably the daffodil.


  1. A youth who spurned the love of Echo and fell in love with his own reflection in a pool: in some versions of the myth, he drowned trying to reach it, while in others he sat fixated until a god took pity and transformed him into a flower.

narcissus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word narcissus occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics narcissus can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that narcissus can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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