masochist


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masochist

 [mas´o-kist]
a person exhibiting or characterized by masochism.

mas·och·ist

(mas'ō-kist),
The passive party in the practice of masochism.

masochist

[mas′ōkist]
Etymology: Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
a person who derives pleasure or gratification from masochistic acts or abuse. Compare sadist. See also masochism.

masochist

Psychology
A person who obtains a primary or secondary gain from tolerating mental abuse from those in his or her circle of contact.

Sexology
A paraphilic person who practises sexual masochism, in which sexuoeroticism hinges on physical punishment and/or emotional humiliation.

mas·och·ist

(mas'ŏ-kist)
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.
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