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anal sadism

noun

Medical Definition of ANAL SADISM

:  the cluster of personality traits (as aggressiveness, negativism, destructiveness, and outwardly directed rage) typical of the anal stage of development
anal–sa·dis·tic \ˌān-əl-sə-ˈdis-tik also -sā- or -sa-\ adjective

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