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OTHER WORDS FROM masochismmas·och·ist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for masochism
If you would prefer to skip this exercise in masochism, we completely understand.
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
The willing masochism of being an England supporter is innate.England Eliminated From World Cup 2014: The ‘Years of Hurt’ Continue|Tim Teeman|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
(Haaretz) Bennett says anti-leftist-NGO bill doesn't go far enough - 'This masochism has to stop,' says Habayit Hayehudi leader.
This summer, in an act of literary masochism, I read not one but two books about Marco Rubio.Marco Rubio, the Real Threat in 2016, Has Been Eclipsed by Ted Cruz|Peter Beinart|August 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The extension of the masochism-explains-all theory is that there is joy in all of this (well maybe not for Cubs fans).
Perhaps the phenomenon is allied to masochism, since anxiety is to a certain extent painful.
It may be that the actual advertiser is on the lookout for the energetic instructress; here we have to do with masochism.
I suspect that under many of our professed principles there lurk elements of unconscious sadism and masochism.The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin
The spiritual masochism of a woman may lead to depths of cruelty rarely understood.Women's Wild Oats|C. Gasquoine Hartley
We have already mentioned this symptom and have seen the part it plays in some forms of masochism.The Sexual Question|August Forel
British Dictionary definitions for masochism
Derived forms of masochismmasochist, noun, adjectivemasochistic, adjectivemasochistically, adverb
Word Origin for masochism
Medical definitions for masochism
Other words from masochismmas′och•ist n.mas′och•is′tic adj.
Cultural 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.)