masochism Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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masochismnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈmæs.ə.kɪ.zəm/
psychology the ​activity of getting ​sexualpleasure from being ​hurt or ​controlled by another ​person
informal the ​enjoyment of an ​activity or ​situation that most ​people would ​find very ​unpleasant: I ​reckon you need to be into masochism to ​runmarathons.
noun [C] uk   us   /-kɪst/
adjective uk   us   /ˌmæs.əˈkɪs.tɪk/
masochistic ​behaviour/​pleasure/​fantasies
(Definition of masochism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “masochism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 受虐狂(尤指性受虐狂), 自虐狂…
in Turkish acı çekmekten zevk alma…
in Russian мазохизм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受虐狂(尤指性受虐狂), 自虐狂…
in Polish masochizm…
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