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sadomasochism Line breaks: sado|maso¦chism
Pronunciation: /ˌseɪdəʊˈmasəkɪz(ə)m/

Definition of sadomasochism in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Psychological tendency or sexual practice characterized by both sadism and masochism.
Example sentences
  • As sadomasochism is a practice that's still taboo for many people, the chapter on finding partners and sharing your fantasies with existing partners can be invaluable.
  • From cross-dressing and prostitution to sadomasochism and Sapphic love, the show bares it all in a three-night broadcast guaranteed to keep lesbian and straight viewers alike glued to the set.
  • The heaviest demand on the internet is for ‘deviant’ material, including paedophilia, bondage and sadomasochism.

Derivatives

sadomasochist

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Pronunciation: /ˌseɪdəʊˈmasəkɪst/
noun
Example sentences
  • He was a pedophile, homosexual, sadomasochist, pervert, and prostitute.
  • The right to sexual privacy is a conservative notion that will ultimately destroy sexual freedom for everyone, not just homosexual sodomites and heterosexual sadomasochists.
  • She had shot him while he slept after he forced her to re-enact sadomasochist pornographic videos.

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