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MASOCHIST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does masochist mean? 

MASOCHIST (noun)
  The noun MASOCHIST has 1 sense:

1. someone who obtains pleasure from receiving punishment

  Familiarity information: MASOCHIST used as a noun is very rare.


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MASOCHIST (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who obtains pleasure from receiving punishment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("masochist" is a kind of...):

degenerate; deviant; deviate; pervert (a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "masochist"):

flagellant (a person who is whipped or whips himself for sexual gratification)

Antonym:

sadist (someone who obtains pleasure from inflicting pain or others)


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