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seeksorrow (plural seeksorrows)
- One who acts to his own detriment; one who contrives to give himself vexation; a self-tormentor; masochist
2010, Phil Cousineau, Wordcatcher: An Odyssey into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words, Cleis Press, ISBN 9781573444002, page xvii:
- When my parents drove us up to Stratford, Ontario, to see a performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream, the word seeksorrow leapt out at me from the stage, and I've loved it ever since.