algophilia

noun
al·​go·​phil·​ia | \ ˌal-gō-ˈfil-ē-ə How to pronounce algophilia (audio) \

Medical Definition of algophilia

: a morbid pleasure in the pain either of oneself or of others

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“Algophilia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/algophilia. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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