sadism

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sadism /ˈseɪˌdɪzəm/ noun
sadism
/ˈseɪˌdɪzəm/
noun
Learner's definition of SADISM
[noncount]
: enjoyment that someone gets from being violent or cruel or from causing pain
especially : sexual enjoyment from hurting or punishing someone compare masochism

— sadist

/ˈseɪdɪst/ noun, plural sadists [count]

— sadistic

/səˈdɪstɪk/ adjective [more sadistic; most sadistic]

— sadistically

/səˈdɪstɪkli/ adverb
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