FLAGELLATION By N., Sam M.S. - 15 a term that is applied to one person who whips another or submits to whipping. It can be a form of penance in a religious ritual or achieving sexual excitement. FLAGELLATION: "The priest used flagellation for his sins." Related Psychology Terms Ethics and Legal Course: Landmark Legal Case Developing a Case Study FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION SATYRIASIS (Satyrism) Hitler and Conformity BESTIALITY (Zooerasty, Zoophilia) ANTISOCIAL REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FLAGELLATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flagellation/ (accessed July 5, 2022).