Definitions for sadomasochismˌseɪ doʊˈmæs əˌkɪz əm, -ˈmæz-, ˌsæd oʊ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sa•do•mas•o•chismˌseɪ doʊˈmæs əˌkɪz əm, -ˈmæz-, ˌsæd oʊ-(n.)

  1. gratification, esp. sexual, gained through inflicting or receiving pain.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sadomasochism(noun)

    sadism and masochism combined in one person


  1. sadomasochism(Noun)

    The practices of sadism and masochism collectively, usually in reference to consensual practices within the BDSM community.

  2. sadomasochism(Noun)

    Sadism and masochism in one person; the enjoyment by a person of both inflicting and receiving pain.

  3. sadomasochism(Noun)

    Sadomasochism for sexual gratification.


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