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Sadism may refer to: * Sadomasochism, the giving or receiving of pleasure from acts involving the receipt or infliction of pain or humiliation * Sadistic personality disorder, an obsolete term proposed for individuals who derive pleasure from the suffering of others * Sexual sadism disorder, a medical/psychological condition for sexual arousal from inflicting pain/humiliation on unwilling, non-consenting victimswikipedia
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The word sadomasochism is a portmanteau of the words sadism and masochism.

Marquis de Sade

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The eponym of the psychological and subcultural term sadism, his name is used variously to evoke sexual violence, licentiousness, and freedom of speech.


opera of the same title
Prominent themes of militarism, callousness, social exploitation, and a casual sadism are brutally and uncompromisingly presented.

Thomas Pitera

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Pitera, reputedly a vicious and sadistic killer who enjoyed murdering people, was suspected by law enforcement of as many as sixty murders.

Oskar Dirlewanger

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Dirlewanger is invariably described as an extremely cruel person by historians and researchers, including as "a psychopathic killer and child molester" by Steven Zaloga, "violently sadistic" by Richard Rhodes, "an expert in extermination and a devotee of sadism and necrophilia" by J. Bowyer Bell, and "a sadist and necrophiliac" by Bryan Mark Rigg.

Let the Right One In (film)

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The bullies, led by Conny and his sadistic older brother Jimmy, start a fire to draw Mr Ávila, the teacher in charge, outside, and enter the pool area, ordering the other children to clear out.

Appointment with Death

same name
Their stepmother, Mrs Boynton, is a sadistic tyrant who dominates her family.

Papillon (1973 film)

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One day, Papillon defends Dega from a sadistic guard and escapes into the jungle, but is captured and sentenced to solitary confinement.

Mikhail Lermontov

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In another early autobiographical piece, "Povest" (The Tale), Lermontov described himself (under the guise of Sasha Arbenin) as an impressionable boy, passionately in love with all things heroic, but otherwise emotionally cold and occasionally sadistic.

Bad Times at the El Royale

It is revealed that Emily forcibly removed her sister from a murderous cult in California led by Billy Lee, a lecherous and sadistic but charismatic figure.

Fucking A

The world revealed in the play is bleak and dystopian; one of naked and sadistic power where its subjects are subject to arbitrary imprisonment, where sexuality and fertility are discussed in an alternate language (translated on over-stage screens).

List of D.Gray-man characters

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Road often acts like a normal teenager, but has shown signs of sadism.

Rainbow Days

Ion Ioanid

At the time of his stay "...commander in chief was captain Maromet. Of Gagauz origin, heavily tuttering, he was famous for his cruelty and sadism. Personally beating the inmates, his favourite torture was that, during summer, he had the windows of the overcrowded cells nailed closed, until, because of heat exhaustion and lack of air, people started to faint".


Later two German civilians do come to help Strenehen, but in the end he nevertheless dies as a consequence of brutal treatment received from German civilians whose sadistic actions can be traced back to their awful experience of the aerial bombings.

Marked for Death

The gang, known as the Jamaican Posse, is led by a notorious psychotic drug kingpin named Screwface full of West African Vodun and sadism.

Mickey Spillane

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Malcolm Crowley of The New Republic called Spillane "a dangerous paranoid, sadist, and masochist" and even his own editors sometimes found his novels distasteful.

Sergey Golovkin

When Golovkin was 13 years old he began to show sadistic tendencies, including catching a cat in the street and bringing it home, where he hanged it.

List of Black Butler characters

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However, this was later revealed to be a ruse as he really can walk and is quite sadistic.