sadomasochism

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sadomasochism (usually uncountable, plural sadomasochisms)

  1. The practices of sadism and masochism collectively, usually in reference to consensual practices within the BDSM community.
  2. sadism and masochism in one person; the enjoyment by a person of both inflicting and receiving pain.
  3. Sadomasochism for sexual gratification.

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