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Sadist appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • To lap a moth sadist, I bet I loosen a vane’s oolite bits I dash to map a lot.
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Definition of the noun sadist

What does sadist mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: sadists

  1. someone who obtains pleasure from inflicting pain on others
    • examples: A sadist is always at the same time a masochist. | A sadist likes inflicting pain; a masochist, receiving it.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • antonym: masochist
    • more generic words: degenerate / deviant / deviate / pervert = a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior


Who is Sadist?

Sadist is a musical artist.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sadist

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Google previewFrom the Arthouse to the Grindhouse (2010)

Highbrow and Lowbrow Transgression in Cinema's First Century by John Cline, Robert G. Weiner

The Sadist is an inexplicable film. A road movie with a budget too small for shots of cars in motion, a noirishly nihilistic nightmare shot in broad daylight, and a serial killer film without any psychological explanation, The Sadist is a cinematic ...

Google previewHuman sexuality (1912)

by Joseph Richardson Parke

Broadly speaking, the sadist is a criminal, in some ...

Google previewGrotesque Ambivalence (2004)

Melancholy and Mourning in the Prose Work of Albert Drach by Mary Cosgrove

The sadist is the practitioner of this concrete instance of universal negation. Translated into real terms thus, the »Idea« »requires for its realization that real characters should experience actual pain« (ibid.). The perversion of reason to justify the ...

Google previewCommunity Practice (2011)

Theories and Skills for Social Workers by David A. Hardcastle

Pain to a sadist is a reward, not an aversion. That is to say, one's behavior is mediated by one's cognitions. Social learning theory recognizes the importance of cognition in understanding and modifying human behavior. The human capacity to ...

Google previewSexual Strands (2013)

Understanding and Treating Sexual Anomalies in Men by Ron Langevin

The sadist is the donor and the masochist is the ...

Google previewApplied Research Methods (2013)

by Eric Fritsch

The Halloween sadist is a myth but it is still perpetuated today, and as the definition states, it is a belief based upon emotion rather than rigorous analysis.

Google previewEncyclopedia Neurotica (2006)

by Jon Winokur, Richard Lewis

sadomasochism Mutual sexual pleasure between a sadist and a masochist. A sadist was ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lesbian Histories and Cultures (2013)

by Bonnie Zimmerman

"Clits in Court: Salome, Sodomy, and the Lesbian 'Sadist.' " In Lesbian Erotics. Ed. Karla Jay.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures (2003)

by George Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman

“Clits in Court: Salome, Sodomy, and the Lesbian 'Sadist.'” In Lesbian Erotics. Ed. Karla Jay ...

Google previewThe Counseling Dictionary (2017)

by Samuel T. Gladding

sadist A person who derives pleasure from inflicting pain on someone else. sadistic personality disorder A personality disorder in which a person seeks to impose mental or physical cruelty on ...

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Small photo of The girl - a sadist with a suitcase full of toysSmall photo of The girl - a sadist put her foot on suitcase with toysSmall photo of Man and woman, sadist and masochist, difficult relationsSmall photo of Man and woman, sadist and masochist, difficult relationsSmall photo of LACOSTE, FRANCE - JUL 11, 2014: Statue of Marquis de Sade near ruins of his castle The terms "sadist" and "sadism" are derived from Marquis de Sade's nameSmall photo of Crazy sadist surgeon torturing a patient More...

Quotes about Sadist

The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind - not the fiend or the sadist. (Erich Fromm)
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Scrabble value of S1A1D2I1S1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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