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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to the derivation of pleasure from the infliction of physical or mental pain either on others or on oneself

Usage examples (21)
  • It sounds more like some kind of sadomasochistic desire, assuming it's to be taken literally at all.
  • Giving Tree, OTOH... at the age of 6 I learned the word "sadomasochistic," though I didn't find out what my mom meant by that until I was much older.
  • In my late 20s I read some sadomasochistic pornography that woke me up.
  • So it is with a rather sadomasochistic spirit that I enter the fray again. for more
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