[ UK /sˈe‍ɪdɪst/ ]
[ US /ˈseɪdəst/ ]
  1. someone who obtains pleasure from inflicting pain on others
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  • This guy was also what we call a sadistic pedophile, which is that sadistic pedophiles often use objects to penetrate children rather than using the penis or the fingers, and that ` s apparently, if the allegations are true, what he did with one little girl. CNN Transcript Apr 5, 2005
  • There's a terrible scene where he is chained to a whipping post and flogged with sadistic pleasure by brutish Roman guards.
  • Debut novelists will make up nearly half of the Orange prize for fiction longlist, which this year tackles strikingly difficult subjects: incest, sadistic cruelty, polygamy, child bereavement, hermaphroditism and mental illness. Orange prize longlist tackles difficult subjects – and alligators
  • He is by turns violent, sentimental, maudlin, self-pitying, and sadistic, and has a fine line in rhetoric.
  • Finally, we know that Father Doria very likely will not be saved, because he is sadistic, "avaricious" 88, and completely insensible to Guilo's youth, innocence, gentleness, and beauty. The Boy Martyr; Or, Manfresti's Page. A Story of 1567
  • It is so relentlessly "sick", its unleashed cruelty so sadistic (the climax is a graphic clitorectomy) that the audience at the premiere booed and hissed. Karin Badt: Cannes Buzz: Which Film Will Win?
  • Park's naturalistic depiction of brutal violence and sadistic torture often make for uncomfortable viewing.
  • (Part of me wants to remix Waco footage, add the sexy voice of a woman talking in sadistic terms, and releasing this on the internet, simultaneously satirizing crush videos and portaying the government actions in this case as “obscene.” The Volokh Conspiracy » Waco
  • Then armed with a sword, gun, battledore, or an armful of bricks to throw, and uttering sadistic cries, Adam would pursue him round and round the room, driving him from refuge to refuge, until almost beside himself with rage and terror, he crouched junglelike with ears flattened back and porpentine hair. The Complete Stories
  • Charlotte Brontë's novel is not very different from typical gothic thrillers - everything from a sadistic schoolmaster to the arsonist madwoman in the attic.
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