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Synonyms for masochism
ˈmæs əˌkɪz əm, ˈmæz-masochism

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  1. masochismnoun

    Antonyms:
    sadism

  2. masochismnoun

    Antonyms:
    sadism

Princeton's WordNet

  1. masochismnoun

    sexual pleasure obtained from receiving punishment (physical or psychological)

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Editors Contribution

  1. self-torture

    suffering pleasure from pain

    gratification gained from pain, deprivation, degradation, etc., inflicted or imposed on oneself, either as a result of one's own actions or the actions of others, especially the tendency to seek this form of gratification.

    Submitted by rinat on June 7, 2017  

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. masochism

    Synonyms:
    Psychology Moral masochism

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  1. Spiro Agnew:

    A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.

  2. Paul Rozin:

    People come to like a wide variety of innately negative experiences: the burn of chili pepper in the mouth, the bitterness of coffee, the fear from riding on a roller coaster, such benign masochism is widespread in humans, and we really don't know how that process operates.


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