from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Enjoyment or satisfaction derived from observing the suffering of others.
- n. A violent public spectacle or disturbance in which shame, degradation, or physical harm is intentionally inflicted on one person or group by another.
For example, chrysotile fibres have been shown to depress the in vitro proliferation of phytohemagglutinin-stimulated peripheral blood lymphocytes, suppress natural killer cell lysis and significantly reduce lymphokine-activated killer cell viability and recovery.
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