What is another word for sadomasochism?

46 synonyms found


[ sˌe͡ɪdə͡ʊmˈasəkˌɪzəm], [ sˌe‍ɪdə‍ʊmˈasəkˌɪzəm], [ s_ˌeɪ_d_əʊ_m_ˈa_s_ə_k_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]

Sadomasochism is a complex and controversial term that refers to a range of erotic behaviors and fantasies that involve power, domination, and submission. The term itself is derived from the words sadism and masochism, which describe two distinct but related phenomena. Common synonyms for sadomasochism include BDSM (bondage and discipline, dominance and submission, and sadism and masochism), kink, fetish, and alternative sexuality. These terms are often used interchangeably to describe sexual practices that involve consensual power exchange and physical stimulation. Despite their association with taboo and deviance, sadomasochistic practices can be safe, consensual, and fulfilling for those who engage in them.

How to use "Sadomasochism" in context?

Sadomasochism, also known as sadism and masochism, is a sexual practice or tendency involving the enjoyment of physical or emotional pain or suffering on the part of one partner from the other. Masochists may enjoy being beaten, cut, or whipped; while sadists may enjoy inflicting pain.

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