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Origin: Derived from the marquis de sade

Function (n.) one who derives sexual pleasure from hurting others.
Maquis de sade was the ultimate sadistic writer.
by Kung-Fu Jesus April 16, 2004
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the obtaining of pleasure, sometimes sexual, from being cruel to or hurting another person
by skippy June 13, 2003
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From the Marquis de Sade, enjoying inclicting pain, fear, and/or general suffering

Witnessing
the same things inflicted on others.

Similar to schadenfreude, but sadism is often more sexual in nature.
What are you-?! Get that snake away from me! You know that I'm scared of them-! What did I tell you?! Stop it! You're so damn sadistic!
by Sam October 29, 2004
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Sexual pleasure derived from inflicting pain on another individual.
by JDAltazar January 28, 2003
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(n.)The emotional release consequent to having had just about enough of feminist cunts.
Following his third divorce, Randy devoured the works of the Marquis de Sade and became a devotee of Sadism.
by Etymoligizer October 04, 2007
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a reason for a pissed off neighbourhood to come to come and hang your distasteful and disgusting degenerate ass from a light standard in said neighbourhood if you are ever outed as such.
Sadism is a term found in every edition of of DSM IV and Sexualis Pychopathia ever since these tomes were written
by J. Michael Reiter October 31, 2004
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