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If you would prefer to skip this exercise in masochism, we completely understand.

Féré speaks of sexual algophily; he only applies the term to masochism; it might equally well be applied to sadism.

It is quite easy to see that this supposed identity of masochism and foot-fetichism forms a seductive theory.

Moll considers that in some cases mixoscopy is related to masochism.

We may add that, like sadism, masochism occurs in sexual inverts, but always having the same sex for its object.

Masochism (association of sexual desire with submission to cruelty and violence).

Sadism and masochism may be regarded as complementary emotional states; they cannot be regarded as opposed states.

Comparing this ideal to real legal practice is an exercise in masochism.

Throughout life Restif's attitude toward women was active and masculine, without the slightest trace of masochism.

Perhaps the phenomenon is allied to masochism, since anxiety is to a certain extent painful.

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