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stig·ma·tist

 (stĭg′mə-tĭst)
n.
A stigmatic.

stigmatist

(ˈstɪɡmətɪst)
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) theol a person who bears the stigmata or wounds similar to Christ's wounds
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Noun1.stigmatist - a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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But in some 20thcentury stigmatists, the wounds were on their wrists.
Thus he seems unaware, for instance, of Wilfried Kugel's extensive and definitive biography of Hitler's favorite clairvoyant, Eric Jan Hanussen (Kugel, 1998), of the full story of the "Seeress of Prevorst," Friederike Hauffe (Kerner, 1829), of the wealth of medical literature on stigmatists Anna Katherina Emmerich and Therese Neumann, of George Zorab's important Dutch and Italian books on D.
The biographers of the female stigmatists and quasi-stigmatists, however, focus on penance, explicit suffering, the heart as love, and the Eucharist-in accordance with contemporary spirituality.