Words nearby masochism
OTHER WORDS FROM masochismmas·och·ist, noun
Examples from the Web for masochism
Some might lack the fortitude—or masochism—required to endure a grueling campaign (Rubio).What Republicans Need Right Now Is a Good Internal Fight|James Poulos|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
(Haaretz) Bennett says anti-leftist-NGO bill doesn't go far enough - 'This masochism has to stop,' says Habayit Hayehudi leader.
Féré speaks of sexual algophily; he only applies the term to masochism; it might equally well be applied to sadism.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
It is quite easy to see that this supposed identity of masochism and foot-fetichism forms a seductive theory.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
Moll considers that in some cases mixoscopy is related to masochism.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
We may add that, like sadism, masochism occurs in sexual inverts, but always having the same sex for its object.
Masochism (association of sexual desire with submission to cruelty and violence).
British Dictionary definitions for masochism
Derived forms of masochismmasochist, noun, adjectivemasochistic, adjectivemasochistically, adverb
Word Origin for masochism
Medicine definitions for masochism
Other words from masochismmas′och•ist n.mas′och•is′tic adj.
Culture definitions for masochism
Abnormal behavior characterized by deriving sexual gratification from being subjected to pain. More loosely, masochism refers to deriving any pleasure from experiencing pain. (Compare sadism.)