Wednesday, August 18


Apparently I'm supposed to learn a new word. Flagellation has followed me around for two days - twice in a book, once in a friend's status update. This happens, usually when I am being/acting/doing the new word without realizing it.

flag·el·la·tion   [flaj-uh-ley-shuhn]
1. the act or process of flagellating.
2. a masochistic or sadistic act in which the participants receive erotic stimulation from whipping or being whipped.

flag·el·late [flaj-uh-leyt]
1. to whip; scourge; flog; lash.

1. The act of severely criticizing oneself.
2. The act of punishing oneself.


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