sadomasochistic etymology

English word sadomasochistic comes from English -ic, English sadomasochist

Detailed word origin of sadomasochistic

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-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
sadomasochist English (eng) Sadomasochistic. A person who enjoys both inflicting and receiving pain for sexual gratification.
sadomasochistic English (eng) Of or relating to sadomasochism or sadomasochists.

Words with the same origin as sadomasochistic

Descendants of -ic
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