1)The deriving of sexual gratification, or the tendency to derive sexual gratification, from being physically or emotionally abused.
2)The deriving of pleasure, or the tendency to derive pleasure, from being humiliated or mistreated, either by another or by oneself.
3)A willingness or tendency to subject oneself to unpleasant or trying experiences.
masochistically he insisted on an even greater workload
by brittany January 19, 2004
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1. Deriving pleasure, mostly sexual but not in all cases, from pain recieved from oneself or from another.

2. Enjoying pain when inflicted upon oneself either by accident or on purpose.

3. Enjoying pain from a sexual partner who is usually a sadist.
You're into masochism? I'm a sadist, we should get together sometime.
by xochequetsal June 8, 2011
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Sexual pleasure derived from pain inflicted on one-self from another individual.
by JDAltazar January 29, 2003
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Basically being sexually turned on by hurting others/getting hurt. Its also a part of BDSM and paired with sadism
Josh: "Ashley? She's super kinky."
Adam: "How so?"
Josh: "Last night, while we were having sex, she asked me to slap her across the face."

Adam: "Ah, so she's into masochism"
by MasochismQueen December 13, 2015
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The feeling of pleasure (sexual) from being hurt. The direct opposite of sadism where pleasure is caused from other people's pain.
Sharon is a masochist, she likes being whipped while making love. Stupid drunk.
by Livvy March 9, 2005
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The art of being a masochist/self harming yourself.
by x-x-x-x-x-x September 7, 2010
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