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sadist

noun [C] uk   /ˈseɪ.dɪst/  us   /ˈsæd.ɪst/
a person who gets pleasure, sometimes sexual, by being cruel to or hurting another person
sadistic
adjective uk   us   /səˈdɪs.tɪk/
sadistic behaviour/pleasure
sadistically
adverb uk   us   /səˈdɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/
Translations of “sadist”
in Korean 가학 성애자…
in Arabic سادي…
in Portuguese sádico, -a…
in Catalan sàdic, -a…
in Japanese サディスト, サド, 加虐性愛者…
in Italian sadico, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虐待狂者, 性虐狂者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 施虐狂者, 性施虐狂者…
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