[mas-uh-kis-tik, maz‐] /ˌmæs əˈkɪs tɪk, ˌmæz‐/
Psychiatry. having a condition in which sexual gratification depends on suffering, physical pain, and humiliation.
gratified by pain, degradation, deprivation, etc., inflicted on oneself either by one’s own actions or the actions of others.
tending to be self-destructive.
tending to find pleasure in self-denial, submissiveness, degradation, etc.
1894, from masochist + -ic.
- Masochistic personality
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