Definition of algolagnia in English:

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algolagnia

Pronunciation: /ˌalɡə(ʊ)ˈlaɡnɪə/

noun

[mass noun] Psychiatry
Desire for sexual gratification through inflicting pain on oneself or others; sadomasochism.

Derivatives

algolagnic

adjective& noun

Origin

Early 20th century: coined in German from Greek algos 'pain' + lagneia 'lust'.

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