Definitions for masochismˈmæs əˌkɪz əm, ˈmæz-

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  1. masochism(noun)

    sexual pleasure obtained from receiving punishment (physical or psychological)

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  1. masochism(Noun)

    the enjoyment of receiving pain

  2. Origin: Named after Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, whose novel "Venus in Furs" explores a sadomasochistic relationship.

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Masochism

    Pleasure derived from being physically or psychologically abused, whether inflicted by oneself or by others. Masochism includes sexual masochism.


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