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Definition of masochist (noun)
- A person who derives pleasure from their own pain or humiliation.
- "He was a masochist, finding satisfaction in physical exertion and discomfort."
- "Some athletes can be seen as masochists, pushing their bodies to the limit for the thrill of the challenge."
- "In the psychological sense, a masochist might enjoy being subjected to harsh criticism."
- antonym: sadist
Source: Princeton University Wordnet