Translation of "masochism" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈmæs.ə.kɪ.zəm/ us

psychology the activity of getting sexual pleasure from being hurt or controlled by another person

masoquismo → Compare sadism

informal the enjoyment of an activity or situation that most people would find very unpleasant

I reckon you need to be into masochism to run marathons.
→ Compare sadism
masochist noun uk /-kɪst/ us
masochistic adjective uk /ˌmæs.əˈkɪs.tɪk/ us


(Translation of “masochism” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)