Adjective "sadistic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/səˈdɪstɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Deriving pleasure from inflicting pain, suffering, or humiliation on others.
  1. 'a sadistic killer'
  2. 'Why not call the police brutal, sadistic or even murderous when they act that way?'
  3. 'They claim it is not their fault that life can be vulgar, pornographic and sadistic.'

Definitions

1. pertaining to or characterized by sadism; deriving pleasure or sexual gratification from extreme cruelty: a sadistic psychopath.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be sadistic."

"pleasures can be sadistic."

"murders can be sadistic."

"brutalities can be sadistic."

"assaults can be sadistic."

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