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stig·ma·tize

 (stĭg′mə-tīz′)
tr.v. stig·ma·tized, stig·ma·tiz·ing, stig·ma·tiz·es
1. To characterize or brand as disgraceful or ignominious.
2. To mark with stigmata or a stigma.
3. To cause stigmata to appear on.

[Medieval Latin stigmatizāre, to brand, from Greek stigmatizein, to mark, from stigma, stigmat-, tattoo mark; see stigma.]

stig′ma·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
stig′ma·tiz′er n.

stigmatize

(ˈstɪɡməˌtaɪz) or

stigmatise

vb (tr)
1. to mark out or describe (as something bad)
2. to mark with a stigma or stigmata
ˌstigmatiˈzation, ˌstigmatiˈsation n
ˈstigmaˌtizer, ˈstigmaˌtiser n

stig•ma•tize

(ˈstɪg məˌtaɪz)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
1. to set some mark of disgrace or infamy upon.
2. to mark with a stigma or brand.
3. to produce stigmata on.
[1575–85]
stig`ma•ti•za′tion, n.

stigmatize


Past participle: stigmatized
Gerund: stigmatizing

Imperative
stigmatize
stigmatize
Present
I stigmatize
you stigmatize
he/she/it stigmatizes
we stigmatize
you stigmatize
they stigmatize
Preterite
I stigmatized
you stigmatized
he/she/it stigmatized
we stigmatized
you stigmatized
they stigmatized
Present Continuous
I am stigmatizing
you are stigmatizing
he/she/it is stigmatizing
we are stigmatizing
you are stigmatizing
they are stigmatizing
Present Perfect
I have stigmatized
you have stigmatized
he/she/it has stigmatized
we have stigmatized
you have stigmatized
they have stigmatized
Past Continuous
I was stigmatizing
you were stigmatizing
he/she/it was stigmatizing
we were stigmatizing
you were stigmatizing
they were stigmatizing
Past Perfect
I had stigmatized
you had stigmatized
he/she/it had stigmatized
we had stigmatized
you had stigmatized
they had stigmatized
Future
I will stigmatize
you will stigmatize
he/she/it will stigmatize
we will stigmatize
you will stigmatize
they will stigmatize
Future Perfect
I will have stigmatized
you will have stigmatized
he/she/it will have stigmatized
we will have stigmatized
you will have stigmatized
they will have stigmatized
Future Continuous
I will be stigmatizing
you will be stigmatizing
he/she/it will be stigmatizing
we will be stigmatizing
you will be stigmatizing
they will be stigmatizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stigmatizing
you have been stigmatizing
he/she/it has been stigmatizing
we have been stigmatizing
you have been stigmatizing
they have been stigmatizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stigmatizing
you will have been stigmatizing
he/she/it will have been stigmatizing
we will have been stigmatizing
you will have been stigmatizing
they will have been stigmatizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stigmatizing
you had been stigmatizing
he/she/it had been stigmatizing
we had been stigmatizing
you had been stigmatizing
they had been stigmatizing
Conditional
I would stigmatize
you would stigmatize
he/she/it would stigmatize
we would stigmatize
you would stigmatize
they would stigmatize
Past Conditional
I would have stigmatized
you would have stigmatized
he/she/it would have stigmatized
we would have stigmatized
you would have stigmatized
they would have stigmatized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stigmatize - to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"
label - assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'"
2.stigmatize - mark with a stigma or stigmata; "They wanted to stigmatize the adulteress"
mark - make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"

stigmatize

verb brand, label, denounce, mark, discredit, pillory, defame, cast a slur upon They are often stigmatized by the rest of society as lazy and dirty.

stigmatize

verb
To mark with disgrace or infamy:
Idiom: give someone a bad name.
Translations

stigmatize

[ˈstɪgmətaɪz] VTestigmatizar
to stigmatize sb ascalificar a algn de, tachar a algn de

stigmatize

[ˈstɪgmətaɪz] stigmatise (British) vtstigmatiser

stigmatize

vt
(Rel) → stigmatisieren
to stigmatize somebody as somethingjdn als etw brandmarken

stigmatize

[ˈstɪgməˌtaɪz] vtstigmatizzare
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