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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,pluralsadists[count]

— sadistic

/səˈdɪstɪk/adjective,[more sadistic; most sadistic]

— sadistically

/səˈdɪstɪkli/adverb
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