sadomasochism


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sa·do·mas·o·chism

 (sā′dō-măs′ə-kĭz′əm, săd′ō-)
n.
The combination of sadism and masochism, in particular the deriving of pleasure, especially sexual gratification, from inflicting or submitting to physical or mental pain or suffering.

sa′do·mas′o·chist n.
sa′do·mas′o·chis′tic adj.

sadomasochism

(ˌseɪdəʊˈmæsəˌkɪzəm; ˌsædəʊ-)
n
1. (Psychology) the combination of sadistic and masochistic elements in one person, characterized by both aggressive and submissive periods in relationships with others
2. sexual practice in which one partner adopts a sadistic role and the other a masochistic one. Abbreviation: SM or S & M Compare sadism, masochism
ˌsadomasoˈchistic adj

sa•do•mas•o•chism

(ˌseɪ doʊˈmæs əˌkɪz əm, -ˈmæz-, ˌsæd oʊ-)

n.
gratification, esp. sexual, gained through inflicting or receiving pain.
[1930–35]
sa`do•mas′o•chist, n., adj.
sa`do•mas`o•chis′tic, adj.

sadomasochism

Psychiatry. a condition of disturbed and destructive personality marked by the presence of both sadistic and masochistic traits. — sado-masochist, n. — sadomasochistic, adj.
See also: Pain
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sadomasochism - sadism and masochism combined in one person
sadism - sexual pleasure obtained by inflicting harm (physical or psychological) on others
masochism - sexual pleasure obtained from receiving punishment (physical or psychological)
Translations
sadomasochismesado-masochisme

sadomasochism

[ˌseɪdəʊˈmæsəˌkɪzəm] Nsadomasoquismo m

sadomasochism

sadomasochism

[ˌseɪdəʊˈmæsəˌkɪzm] nsadomasochismo

sa·do·mas·o·chism

n. sadomasoquismo, derivación de placer sexual infligiendo dolor físico a sí mismo o a otros.

sadomasochism

n sadomasoquismo
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