|gratification or pleasure gained from pain, deprivation, degradation, etc., inflicted or imposed on oneself, as a result of one's own strong or exaggerated sense of manliness, virility, or competence, esp. the tendency to seek this form of gratification by overscheduling one’s time.|
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Saturday, June 9, 2007
Neologism of the Day
masochismo (mas-uh-chiz—moh, mæs ətʃɪzmoʊ)–noun