stigmatic

(redirected from Stigmatics)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Stigmatics: stigmata

stig·mat·ic

 (stĭg-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Relating to, resembling, or having stigmata or a stigma.
2. Anastigmatic.
n.
A person marked with religious stigmata.

stig·mat′i·cal·ly adv.

stigmatic

(stɪɡˈmætɪk) or

stigmatical

adj
1. relating to or having a stigma or stigmata
2. (General Physics) another word for anastigmatic
n
(Theology) chiefly RC Church a person marked with the stigmata

stig•mat•ic

(stɪgˈmæt ɪk)

adj. Also, stig•mat′i•cal.
1. pertaining to a stigma, mark, spot, or the like.
n.
3. Also, stig•ma•tist (ˈstɪg mə tɪst) a person marked with supernatural stigmata.
[1585–95; < Medieval Latin stigmaticus]
stig•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stigmatic - 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"
Adj.1.stigmatic - pertaining to or resembling or having stigmata
2.stigmatic - pertaining to a lens or lens system free of astigmatism (able to form point images)stigmatic - pertaining to a lens or lens system free of astigmatism (able to form point images)
3.stigmatic - not astigmaticstigmatic - not astigmatic      
Translations

stigmatic

[stɪgˈmætɪk] (Rel)
A. ADJestigmatizado
B. Nestigmatizado/a m/f
References in classic literature ?
On the other hand, I have found by experiment that the fertility of clover greatly depends on bees visiting and moving parts of the corolla, so as to push the pollen on to the stigmatic surface.
Since the blood seeping from stigmatics is the blood of Christ, there can be two types of blood in a wound.
While the evidence Swan presents points to beguines mostly being mystics, some being stigmatics, a few being engaging writers, there is precious little information about the majority of these holy women, who often earned their livings by needlework and who wore a distinctive gray-brown cloak from their own woven cloth.
43), often left by Christian stigmatics after wiping their wounds; and deliberately caused bodily damage (DCBD), where for religious purposes, Native Americans, Indian and Malaysian Hindus, and Sufis will pierce their bodies with knives or skewers or swallow sharp objects, yet with little or no bleeding and instant healing of their wounds; weather MMI ("weather PK"); and the diverse phenomena of physical mediumship.
It is the purpose of this paper to explore the comparative dynamics of self-mutilation among young, contemporary, female self-cutters, and holy stigmatics of the Middle Ages.
I started to hear about stigmatics and I was just endlessly fascinated, and still am really, with the idea that someone would carry someone else's pain on their body.
By extension, then, those women who experienced the stigmata (and stigmatics were almost always women) were able to replicate this maternal Jesus role by allowing Christ's blood to flow through them to nurture others (204).
Understandably, a large percentage of victim souls were stigmatics. Identified with Christ's Passion, the victim and the stigmatized underwent the physical sufferings of Jesus, even if these miseries may have been invisible to others.
Stigmatics are people who display wounds that mirror those suffered by Jesus on the cross.
But unlike other stigmatics in history, who have been devoutly religious, hairdresser Frankie Paige is an unbeliever - a bit of a wild child in fact.
This meticulously researched, gracefully articulated biography reveals the religious fervor of 14th-century Europe, which was fueled by charismatics, hermits, itinerant preachers, and a smattering of stigmatics. Religious practices were earthy and grounded in the belief that human life was only narrowly separated from the realm of God.