Definition of "masochistic" [masochistic]

  • Deriving pleasure from abuse, being punished, or dominated. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "masochistic" in a sentence
  • "I hate to use Freudian jargon but the term masochistic seems to be the only term available to describe those who find some kind of gratification in being mistreated or abused by others."
  • "They just love corporate parasites … Are Repubs just terminally stupid or just plain masochistic?"
  • "The experiment in masochistic nationalism on board the Morning"