masochism definition

  • noun:
    • The deriving of sexual gratification, or perhaps the tendency to derive intimate gratification, from becoming literally or emotionally abused.
    • The deriving of pleasure, or perhaps the tendency to derive pleasure, from becoming humiliated or mistreated, either by another or by oneself.
    • A willingness or tendency to subject yourself to unpleasant or attempting experiences.
    • the satisfaction of obtaining pain
    • A form of intimate perversion when the prey craves, and takes pleasure in, physical abuse from for the other sex: the exact opposite of sadism.
    • sexual pleasure received from getting discipline (real or psychological)

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