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How to Pronounce sadist?

Correct pronunciation for the word "sadist" is [sˈe͡ɪdɪst], [sˈe‍ɪdɪst], [s_ˈeɪ_d_ɪ_s_t].

What are the misspellings for sadist?

"Sadist" in context

A sadist is someone who takes pleasure in inflicting pain and suffering on others. They are characterized by a lack of empathy and an enjoyment of cruelty. Sadism often manifests itself in the form of violence, humiliation and domination over others. Sadists may also be seeking power, control and a sense of superiority.

The term "sadism" was first used by the Marquis de Sade in the 18th century. He wrote several novels in which characters would take pleasure in inflicting pain and suffering on others.

What are similar-sounding words for sadist?

Usage over time for sadist:

This graph shows how "sadist" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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