(Law) Willful infliction of physical pain or suffering upon a person or animal, or of mental distress upon a person
The state of mind of one intentionally performing a wrongful act.
Sadomasochism is defined as a sexual enjoyment of both sadism (a desire to give pain) and masochism (a desire to receive pain).
Find another word for sadism. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sadism, like: perversion, cruelty, malice, sexual abnormality, sexual aberration, psychopathia sexualis (Latin), masochism and sadomasochism.