The dictionary definition of Sadism is this;-
sa·dism [sey-diz-uhm, sad-iz-]
Psychiatry. the condition in which sexual gratification depends on causing pain or degradation to others. Compare masochism.
any enjoyment in being cruel.
Sadism may refer to;-
Sadomasochism, consenting partners willingly engaging in aspects of pain or humiliation for sexual pleasure. Also, BDSM.
Sadistic personality disorder, obsolete term proposed for individuals who derive pleasure from the suffering of others. Also Antisocial personality disorder.
Sexual sadism disorder, medical/psychological condition for sexual arousal from inflicting pain/humiliation on unwilling, non-consenting victims.
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