sadistic

[ suh-dis-tik, sey-, sa- ]
/ səˈdɪs tɪk, seɪ-, sæ- /

adjective

pertaining to or characterized by sadism; deriving pleasure or sexual gratification from extreme cruelty: a sadistic psychopath.

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