Deriving pleasure from abuse, being punished, or dominated.

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  • masochistic — 1894, from MASOCHIST (Cf. masochist) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • masochistic — [[t]mæ̱səkɪ̱stɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ Masochistic behaviour involves a person getting sexual pleasure from their own pain or suffering. ...his masochistic tendencies. Ant: sadistic 2) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone s behaviour as masochistic, you mean …   English dictionary

  • masochistic — masochism ► NOUN ▪ the tendency to derive pleasure from one s own pain or humiliation. DERIVATIVES masochist noun masochistic adjective. ORIGIN named after Leopold von Sacher Masoch (1835 95), the Austrian novelist who described it …   English terms dictionary

  • masochistic — adjective see masochism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • masochistic — See masochist. * * * …   Universalium

  • masochistic — mæsÉ™ kɪstɪk adj. characterized by the perverse enjoyment of abuse and pain (especially sexual) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • masochistic — mas·och·is·tic …   English syllables

  • masochistic — See: masochist …   English dictionary

  • masochistic — adjective deriving pleasure or sexual gratification from being abused or dominated • Ant: ↑sadistic • Derivationally related forms: ↑masochism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Masochistic Religion — Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada Genres goth Years active 1980s–1998 Labels KK Truly Diabolic Records …   Wikipedia

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