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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
References in classic literature ?
to stigmatize those who staid at home, as nidering.
There was a scene, but no more, for the Finn was too huge a man to invite personal encounter, and Captain Dome could only stigmatize his conduct to a running reiteration of "Yes, sir," and "No, sir," and "Sorry, sir.
So does my grocer stigmatize me when I complain of the quality of his sultanas, and he answers in one breath that they are the best sultanas, and how can I expect the best sultanas at that price?
The nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said in a statement that the program would also "make teachers an extension of law enforcement and may stigmatize and increase bullying of Muslim students.
We can often learn by example, and this year, I've met many public health champions whose personal examples have demonstrated how important it is for us to ensure that we not further stigmatize the individuals that we serve through our advocacy and compassion.
But rather than originating from an attribute or a fixed characteristic that a person possesses, stigma is the result of particular kinds of social relationship between those who are stigmatized and those who have the power to stigmatize others.
We believe that a wave of hostile statements since the beginning of the year aims to stigmatize these citizens as second-class Europeans who pose a threat to the social systems just because they want to exercise their basic rights to free movement and work," the MEPs wrote.
He told an audience on Sunday at a Virginia mosque that the White House is committed to a positive and productive relationship with Muslims, and that "we will not stigmatize or demonize entire communities because of the actions of a few.
The respondents complained that news articles in Chinese media lacked objectivity and tended to stigmatize PLWHA.
Judging victims; why we stigmatize survivors, and how they reclaim respect.
Children already leave school at different ages so it won't stigmatize them.