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Medical Term:

sadomasochism

Pronunciation: sa'do-mas'o-kizm, sad-o-

Definition: A form of perversion marked by enjoyment of cruelty and/or humiliation in its received or active and/or dispensed and passive forms.

[sadism + masochism]

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