Masochist definition

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Someone who enjoys pain, or who derives pleasure from harming oneself or being harmed by others.
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The definition of a masochist is someone who obtains pleasure from suffering mental or physical pain, punishment or humiliation.

An example of a masochist is someone who signs up for so many college courses that the demands on their time and mental well-being are pushed beyond normal limits.

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Noun

Singular:
masochist
Plural:
masochists