ALGOPHILIA

noun. existing merely for the encounter or infliction of hurt and pain. Reference: sadism.

ALGOPHILIA: "Tim's algophilia was a trait some of his partner's didn't prefer."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALGOPHILIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/algophilia/ (accessed December 1, 2020).
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