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al·go·lag·ni·a  audio  (lg-lgn-) KEY 

NOUN:
Sexual gratification derived from inflicting or experiencing pain.

ETYMOLOGY:
New Latin : algo- + Greek lagneia, lust (from lagnos, lustful; see slg- in Indo-European roots)

OTHER FORMS:
algo·lagnic(Adjective), algo·lagnist(Noun)


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