ALGOPHILIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms ACTIVE ALGOLAGNIA SADISM SUPEREGO SADISM CONSCIOUSNESS SEXUAL SADISM CONGRUENCE ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING ACID FLASHBACK OSPHRESIOLAGNIA S AND M Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALGOPHILIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/algophilia/ (accessed January 21, 2020).