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algolagnia

Syllabification: al·go·lag·ni·a
Pronunciation: /ˌalɡōˈlaɡnēə
 
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Definition of algolagnia in English:

noun

Psychiatry
Desire for sexual gratification through inflicting pain on oneself or others; sadomasochism.

Origin

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

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