Definition of Masochist

1. Noun. Someone who obtains pleasure from receiving punishment.

Specialized synonyms: Flagellant
Generic synonyms: Degenerate, Deviant, Deviate, Pervert
Derivative terms: Masochism
Antonyms: Sadist



Definition of Masochist

1. Noun. someone who enjoys pain, or who derives pleasure from harming oneself or being harmed by others ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Masochist

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Masochist

1. The passive party in the practice of masochism. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Masochist

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maskirovka
maskless
masklike
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masks
maslach
maslimomab
maslin
maslins
maslovite
masochism
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masochist (current term)
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masochistic personality
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mason
mason's level
mason's lung
mason's trowel
mason-pfiser monkey virus
mason bee
mason shell
mason wasp
mason wasps
masonary

Literary usage of Masochist

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1. Psychoanalysis and Love by André Tridon (1922)
"... claiming a great deal of credit for their devotion. masochistic Fancies. The male masochist, eager to place himself in the position of ..."

2. Psychopathia Sexualis, with Especial Reference to the Antipathic Sexual by Richard Krafft-Ebing (1922)
"Secondly^ with the masochist, as a rule, flagellation is only one of many and various ... Thirdly, it is significant that, in the masochist when the desired ..."

3. Psychopathia Sexualis: With Especial Reference to the Antipathic Sexual by Richard Krafft-Ebing (1906)
"Secondly, with the masochist, as a rule, flagellation is only one of many and various ... Thirdly, it is significant that, in the masochist when the desired ..."

4. The Sexual Question: A Scientific, Psychological, Hygenic and Sociological Study by Auguste Forel (1908)
"The desire of the masochist is excited by humiliation, submission, ... When it is complete the masochist is affected with psychic impotence and is incapable ..."

5. Health and Disease in Relation to Marriage and the Married State by Hermann Senator, Siegfried Kaminer (1904)
"The male or female masochist takes delight in being fettered, bound, beaten, ... The great desire of the male masochist is therefore a female sadist. ..."

6. Health and Disease in Relation to Marriage and the Married State by Hermann Senator, Siegfried Kaminer (1905)
"The male or female masochist takes delight in being fettered, bound, beaten, ... The great desire of the male masochist is therefore a female sadist. ..."

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