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1. The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts that involve being made to suffer physical or mental pain. Also called sexual masochism.
2. The deriving of pleasure from being humiliated or mistreated, either by another or by oneself.
3. A willingness or tendency to subject oneself to unpleasant or trying experiences.
[After Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836-1895), Austrian novelist .]
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|Noun||1.||masochist - someone who obtains pleasure from receiving punishment|
flagellant - a person who is whipped or whips himself for sexual gratification
degenerate, deviant, deviate, pervert - a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
sadist - someone who obtains pleasure from inflicting pain or others
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masochist[ˈmæsəʊkɪst] N → masoquista mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
masochist[ˈmæsəkɪst] n → masochiste mf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Masochist(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
masochist[ˈmæsəʊkɪst] n → masochista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
masochistn masoquista mf
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.