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masochism

mas·och·ism

masochism

 
pronunciation:
mae s kih zm [or] mae z kih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a condition in which one derives sexual arousal or satisfaction from one's own pain, humiliation, or other suffering imposed by oneself or by others.
definition 2: an act or instance of, or preference for, deriving pleasure from being subjected to pain, humiliation, domination, or the like. (Cf. sadism.)
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derivations: masochistic (adj.), masochistically (adv.), masochist (n.)