stigmata


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stig·ma·ta

 (stĭg-mä′tə, -măt′ə, stĭg′mə-)
n.
A plural of stigma.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stigmata - marks resembling the wounds on the crucified body of Christstigmata - marks resembling the wounds on the crucified body of Christ
wound, lesion - an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
Translations

stigmata

[stɪgˈmɑːtə] nplstigmates mpl

stigmata

[stɪgˈmɑːtə] npl (Rel) → stigmate fpl
References in classic literature ?
That delicately bronzed skin, almost oriental in its coloring, that raven hair, the large liquid eyes, the full but exquisite lips,--all the stigmata of passion were there.
His face was wrinkled and his hair silvered; but an intelligent observer would have recognized at once the stigmata of passion and the furrows of pleasure which appeared in the crow's-feet and the marches-du-palais, so prized at the court of Cythera.
God can grant charisms, such as stigmata to any person, even one in a state of mortal sin or outside the Church.'
It is little surprise that Judeo-Christian religious themes were tethered to stigma, considering stigma's etymological grounding in stigmata (Smith, 2007).