[ suh-dis-tik, sey-, sa- ]
/ səˈdɪs tɪk, seɪ-, sæ- /
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pertaining to or characterized by sadism; deriving pleasure or sexual gratification from extreme cruelty: a sadistic psychopath.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
OTHER WORDS FROM sadistic
sa·dis·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·sa·dis·tic, adjectivenon·sa·dis·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·sa·dis·tic, adjective
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