anal sadism

noun

: the cluster of personality traits (as aggressiveness, negativism, destructiveness, and outwardly directed rage) typical of the anal stage of development
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 17 Jun. 2024.

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