Definition of De Sade

1. Noun. French soldier and writer whose descriptions of sexual perversion gave rise to the term 'sadism' (1740-1814).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of De Sade

de Broglie wavelength
de Clerambault
de Clerambault syndrome
de Gaulle
de Kooning
de Lange
de Mille
de Moivre number
de Morsier's syndrome
de Musset's sign
de Pezzer catheter
de Quervain's disease
de Quervain's fracture
de Quervain's thyroiditis
de Sade (current term)
de Saussure
de Spinoza
de Valera
de bene esse
de bonis non administratis
de dicto
de die ad diem
de die in diem
de facto
de facto corporation
de facto corporations
de facto segregation
de factos
de haut en bas

Literary usage of De Sade

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1. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1905)
"... portraits of Laura imd her husband, de Sade, a pair, 15! in. by 10? in., 100 gns.—these portraits were on the binding of a missal belonging to Piero de ..."

2. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1848)
"de Sade, t. üi., p. 496. ry, of patriotism, of religion, he gave the rein to all ... de Sade contends that " crebris" is less applicable to " perturbation! ..."

3. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"But at length the abbe de Sade, attentively examining the documents in his archives, •which he afterwards published \, clearly proved that Laura was the ..."

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