algolagnia algolagnia


  • (n) sexual pleasure derived from inflicting or experiencing pain


  • "I think it's an illness," director Isabel Coixet says of moviemaking. "It'sa virus you get somehow when you're a kid and it's always with you: There is a very specific word for that, a very scientific word called algolagnia. It's not...
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Isabel Coixet Source: MovieMaker Magazine

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