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a person exhibiting or characterized by masochism.
The passive party in the practice of masochism.
Etymology: Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
A person who obtains a primary or secondary gain from tolerating mental abuse from those in his or her circle of contact.
A paraphilic person who practises sexual masochism, in which sexuoeroticism hinges on physical punishment and/or emotional humiliation.
The passive party in masochistic activity.
Sacher-Masoch,Leopold von, Austrian attorney and writer, 1836-1895.
masochism - a form of perversion in which a person experiences pleasure in being abused, humiliated, or mistreated.
masochist - the passive party in the practice of masochism.