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

Other Words from anal sadism

anal-sadistic \ ˌān-​ᵊl-​sə-​ˈdis-​tik also -​sā-​ or -​sa-​ \ adjective

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“Anal sadism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anal%20sadism. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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