sadic

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Marquis de Sade +‎ -ic, probably after French sadique.

Adjective[edit]

sadic (comparative more sadic, superlative most sadic)

  1. Sadistic.
    • 1925, Ford Madox Ford, No More Parades (Parade's End), Penguin, published 2012, page 349:
      Nothing but the infernal cruelty of their interview of the morning could have forced him to make a proposal of illicit intercourse to a young lady to whom hitherto he had spoken not even one word of affection. It was an effect of a Sadic kind.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French sadique.

Adjective[edit]

sadic m or n (feminine singular sadică, masculine plural sadici, feminine and neuter plural sadice)

  1. sadistic

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