algolagnia

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al·go·lag·ni·a

 (ăl′gō-lăg′nē-ə)
n.
Sexual gratification derived from inflicting or experiencing pain.

[New Latin : algo- + Greek lagneia, lust (from lagnos, lustful; see slēg- in Indo-European roots).]

al′go·lag′nic adj.
al′go·lag′nist n.

algolagnia

(ˌælɡəˈlæɡnɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) a perversion in which sexual pleasure is gained from the experience or infliction of pain. See also sadism, masochism
[from German Algolagnie, from Greek algos pain + lagneiā lust]
ˌalgoˈlagnic adj
ˌalgoˈlagnist n

al•go•lag•ni•a

(ˌæl gəˈlæg ni ə)

n.
sexual pleasure derived from enduring or inflicting pain, as in masochism or sadism.
[1900–05; < German Algolagnie=algo- algo- + -lagnie < Greek lagneía lust]
al`go•lag′nic, adj.
al`go•lag′nist, n.

algolagnia

a deriving of sexual pleasure from inflicting or enduring pain. Cf. masochism, sadism. — algolagnist, n. — algolagnic, adj.
See also: Pain
the finding of sexual pleasure in suffering or inflicting physical pain; sadomasochism. — algolagnist, n. — algolagnic, adj.
See also: Sex
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.algolagnia - sexual pleasure derived from inflicting or experiencing pain
sexual pleasure - pleasure derived from sexual activities