masochistic

[mas-uh-kis-tik, maz‐]
adjective
1.
Psychiatry. having a condition in which sexual gratification depends on suffering, physical pain, and humiliation.
2.
gratified by pain, degradation, deprivation, etc., inflicted on oneself either by one's own actions or the actions of others.
3.
tending to be self-destructive.
4.
tending to find pleasure in self-denial, submissiveness, degradation, etc.

Origin:
masoch(ism) + -istic

masochistically, adverb
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masochism (ˈmæsəˌkɪzəm)
 
n
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]
 
'masochist
 
n, —adj
 
maso'chistic
 
adj
 
maso'chistically
 
adv

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masochistic
1904, formed from masochist.
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Example sentences
But if it's not, no crew would be so masochistic as to refuse to power up one
  or more engines.
It is an opiate, and like all opiates, it produces its own masochistic delirium.
His journeys were more notable as feats of masochistic endurance than as
  exploration.
More than that indicates masochistic tendencies.
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