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Definition of the noun algophilia
What does algophilia mean as a name of something?
- sexual pleasure derived from inflicting or experiencing pain
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by Ian Stuart-Hamilton
algophilia masochism. alienation An actual state and/or perceived feeling that one is separate and ...
A Dictionary of Psychology (2015)
by Andrew M. Colman
Also called algophilia. [From Greek algos pain + lagneia lust + -ia indicating a condition or quality] algorithm n. Any well-defined computational procedure that takes a value or set of values as input and, after a finite sequence of computational ...
by Stuart Sutherland
algophilia. A synonym for ALGOLAGNIA. algophobia. A morbid fear of pain. algorithm. A finite sequence of operations which ...
A Lexicon of Lunacy (1993)
by Thomas Szasz
algophilia (1. of pain) Anglophile (1. of England and things English) audiophile (1. of high-fidelity sound equipment and recordings on ...
by Robert Jean Campbell
mimicry: echomimia, echopraxia, philomimesia infant, infant role: autonepiophilia, infantilism, nepiophilia injury, pain: algolagnia, algophilia (not necessarily sexual); biastophilia; castrophilia (castration); flagellomania ( whipping); humiliation ...
by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman
algophilia /ăl'go fil'é o/ pleasure derived from the thought of pain experienced ...
algophilia (al-go-fil'e- ah). See aleophily. algophily (al-Rof'il-e) [Gr. 4X705 pain + yxXeu' to love]. Sexual perversion marked by a desire for experiencing pain. ALKALESCENT ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
SYN algophilia (2) [algo- + G. lagneia, lust] al-gom-e-ter (al-gom'é-ter) syN algesiometer. [algo- + G. metron, measure] al-go-phil-ia (al-gö-fil'é-ä) 1. Pleasure experienced in the thought of pain in others or in oneself. 2. SYN algolagnia. [ algo- + ...
A Resource for Readers and Writers by Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie
algophilia n. [Neo-Gk. from Gk. algo(s) pain (2); philia fondness (1): fondness of pain.] Psychology. Abnormal pleasure in the ...
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Video shows what algophilia means. pleasure from experiencing pain, especially sexually.. Algophilia Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.
Scrabble value of A1L1G2O1P3H4I1L1I1A1
The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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