toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

sadist
used in Brave New World

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
someone who obtains pleasure from inflicting pain or others
  • The world was full of fathers–was therefore full of misery; full of mothers–therefore of every kind of perversion from sadism to chastity; full of brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts–full of madness and suicide.
    p. 39.3

There are no more uses of "sadist" in Brave New World.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®