Definition of algolagnia
: a perversion (as sadism or masochism) characterized by pleasure and especially sexual gratification in inflicting or suffering pain
algolagniacplay \-ˈlag-nē-ˌak\ noun
Origin and Etymology of algolagnia
New Latin, from Greek algos pain + lagneia lust, from lagnos lustful — more at slack
First Known Use: circa 1900
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