Definitions

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  • noun someone who enjoys pain, or who derives pleasure from harming oneself or being harmed by others

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who obtains pleasure from receiving punishment

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Examples

  • If you go back to the DocBook V4. x DTDs and study the parameter entity structure [ "masochist" - ed], you'll find a few places where we twisted the parameter entity structure pretty hard to avoid exactly this problem.

    Planet RDF

  • He used the word "ethno masochist" to describe President Obama's mother, Ann Dunham, a woman who married first a Kenyan national and then a man from Indonesia.

    Rashad Robinson: White Supremacists Show Support for MSNBC's Pat Buchanan

  • The relationship of the sadist to the masochist is the relationship of the present to eternity.

    Analogies and metaphors | Letter Never Sent

  • No other type of pain entered these fantasies and he did not identify as a masochist or a sadomasochist, because he associated those labels with whippings and spankings, activities that held no appeal to him whatsoever.

    Come Hither

  • No other type of pain entered these fantasies and he did not identify as a masochist or a sadomasochist, because he associated those labels with whippings and spankings, activities that held no appeal to him whatsoever.

    Come Hither

  • No other type of pain entered these fantasies and he did not identify as a masochist or a sadomasochist, because he associated those labels with whippings and spankings, activities that held no appeal to him whatsoever.

    Come Hither

  • I disapproved of edward's complete overreacting spaz attack in NM where he leaves bella and becomes a masochist in other words, but i don't know if bella was overreacting, too.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • I disapproved of edward's complete overreacting spaz attack in NM where he leaves bella and becomes a masochist in other words, but i don't know if bella was overreacting, too.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • I disapproved of edward's complete overreacting spaz attack in NM where he leaves bella and becomes a masochist in other words, but i don't know if bella was overreacting, too.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • I disapproved of edward's complete overreacting spaz attack in NM where he leaves bella and becomes a masochist in other words, but i don't know if bella was overreacting, too.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

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