from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Person who is subject to algophilia; person who enjoys pain and gets sexual pleasure from it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who takes a morbid pleasure in the contemplation of mental or physical pain in others or in himself.


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