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sadism

sad·ism

sadism

 
pronunciation:
sae dih zm [or] seI dih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a psychiatric disorder in which sexual pleasure is derived from inflicting pain or humiliation, or from watching suffering.
definition 2: extreme or depraved cruelty.
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derivations: sadistic (adj.), sadistically (adv.), sadist (n.)