Meaning of sadistically in English:


Pronunciation /səˈdɪstɪk(ə)li/

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‘In that same year in Texas, James Byrd Jr. was sadistically chained by his ankles to a pick-up truck and dragged to his death down 3 miles of county road because he was black.’
  • ‘Their frail 61-year-old victim was sadistically beaten, had boiling water poured over his legs and a bullet shoved in his ear by one of the attackers who threatened to heat it to see if it exploded.’
  • ‘In the South mobs received less opposition from authorities, were more likely to sadistically torture their victims, and were more likely to kill.’
  • ‘A similar visual chemistry is also manifest in the final room, where the sadistically distorted image of Picasso's Acrobat is nicely contrasted with the wholly natural exuberance of Matisse's Nu Bleu and La Chevalure.’
  • ‘On the other hand, a woman who sexually and sadistically toys with male inmates becomes even more monstrous than her male counterparts, who were no doubt equally cruel and depraved.’