|1.||psychiatry an abnormal condition in which pleasure, esp sexual pleasure, is derived from pain or from humiliation, domination, etc, by another person|
|2.||psychoanal the directing towards oneself of any destructive tendencies|
|3.||Compare sadism a tendency to take pleasure from one's own suffering|
|[C19: named after Leopold von Sacher Masoch (1836--95), Austrian novelist, who described it]|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
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