algolagnic

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  • algolagnic — al·go·lag·nic …   English syllables

  • algolagnic — adjective of or relating to algolagnia • Pertains to noun: ↑algolagnia • Derivationally related forms: ↑algolagnia * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷nik adjective : of or relating to algolagnia …   Useful english dictionary

  • algolagnia — algolagnic, adj. algolagnist, n. /al geuh lag nee euh/, n. Psychiatry. sexual pleasure derived from enduring or inflicting pain, as in masochism or sadism. [1900 05; < G Algolagnie, equiv. to algo ALGO + lagnie < Gk lagneía lust] * * * …   Universalium

  • algolagnist — See algolagnic. * * * …   Universalium

  • algolagnia — /ælgəˈlægniə/ (say alguh lagneeuh) noun sexual gratification derived from administering or experiencing pain, including both sadism and masochism. {algo + Greek lagneia lust} –algolagnic, adjective –algolagnist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • algolagnia —   n. taking sexual pleasure in inflicting or enduring pain.    ♦ algolagnic, a.    ♦ algolagnist, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • algolagnia — [al΄gō lag′nē ə, al΄gəlag′nē ə] n. [ModL < ALGO + Gr lagneia, lust] abnormal sexual pleasure derived from inflicting or suffering pain; masochism or sadism algolagniac n. algolagnist algolagnic adj …   English World dictionary

  • algolagnia — n. sexual pleasure got from inflicting pain on oneself or others; masochism or sadism. Derivatives: algolagnic adj. & n. Etymology: mod.L f. G Algolagnie f. Gk algos pain + lagneia lust …   Useful english dictionary

  • algophilia — noun sexual pleasure derived from inflicting or experiencing pain • Syn: ↑algolagnia • Derivationally related forms: ↑algolagnic (for: ↑algolagnia) • Hypernyms: ↑sexual pleasure * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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