Definition of Marquis de Sade

1. Noun. French soldier and writer whose descriptions of sexual perversion gave rise to the term 'sadism' (1740-1814).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marquis De Sade

Maronites
Marool
Maroon Spirit
Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome
Marplan
Marquand
Marquesan
Marquesans
Marquesas
Marquesas Islands
Marquess
Marquette
Marquis' reagent
Marquis de Lafayette
Marquis de Laplace
Marquis de Sade (current term)
Marquise de Maintenon
Marquise de Montespan
Marquise de Pompdour
Marrakech
Marrakesh
Marranic
Marranism
Marranist
Marrano
Marranos
Marrubium vulgare
Marruecos
Mars
Mars Express

Literary usage of Marquis de Sade

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1. Psychoanalysis and Love by André Tridon (1922)
"The word sadist is derived from the name of Marquis de Sade, a French pervert of the eighteenth century, whose life and writings well illustrate the form of ..."

2. The Literary World by Samuel R. Crocker, Edward Abbott, Nicholas Paine Gilman, Madeline Vaughan Abbott Bushnell, Bliss Carman, Herbert Copeland (1881)
"but the latter must be used with caution as it is not always accurate. 408. Marquis de Sade. Who was the Marquis de Sade? When did he live, ..."

3. Studies in the Psychology of Sex by Havelock Ellis (1913)
"Donatien Alphonse Francois, Marquis de Sade, was born in ... Der Marquis de Sade vnd Seine Zeit, third edition, 1901, p. ..."

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