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A person who enjoys, or takes pleasure, in feeling pain. The term is not necessarily sexual.
I think Charlie might be a masochist, Jane.
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by wildcannon46 December 18, 2015
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Someone who obtains sexual gratification from being physically or emotionally abused, humiliated or mistreated, either by another or by oneself.
by Skippy June 13, 2003
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An individual who is sexually stimulated by pain, either self-inflicted or administered by others.
The masochist looked forward to trips to the dentist.
by Livvy August 16, 2003
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a person who enjoys recieving pain. It is quite possible for a person to be masochistic without being submissive, and to be masochistic without being masochistic. It is also possible to be a masochist AND a sadist.
i'm the type of masochist who enjoys tactile stimulation, but not percussion
by calamity December 05, 2003
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1: a sexual perversion characterized by pleasure in being subjected to pain or humiliation especially by a love object — compare this to sadism

2: pleasure in being abused or dominated : a taste for suffering

mas·och·ist - noun
mas·och·is·tic - adjective
mas·och·is·ti·cal·ly - adverb

Origin of MASOCHISM:
International Scientific Vocabulary, from Leopold von Sacher-Masoch †1895 German novelist
First Known Use: 1892
As he beat me further and further into blissful bruises I realised I was a masochist.
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One who recieves pleasure (usually sexual) from being physically tortured or otherwise inflicted with pain, or humiliation. (a person who is masochistic is not necessarily a submissive, they don't go hand in hand)
James enjoyed spanking his girlfriend, being a masochist, she enjoyed it to
by Dezmene May 17, 2006
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one who enjoys emotional and physical pain, some enjoy it sexualy and other do not
one who get a mental high from emotional and physical pain
I for one am a Masochist, I enjoy both emotional and physical pain to myself (not in a sexual way)
by Lonely Soul August 31, 2006
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