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1. Relating to, resembling, or having stigmata or a stigma.
2. Anastigmatic.
A person marked with religious stigmata.

stig·mat′i·cal·ly adv.


(stɪɡˈmætɪk) or


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


(stɪgˈmæt ɪk)

adj. Also, stig•mat′i•cal.
1. pertaining to a stigma, mark, spot, or the like.
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      


[stɪgˈmætɪk] (Rel)
A. ADJestigmatizado
B. Nestigmatizado/a m/f
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He is deformed, crooked, old and sere, IU-facd, worse bodied, shapeless everywhere; Vicious, ungentle, foolish, blunt, unkind, Stigmatical in making, worse in mind.
"He is deformed," she cries out, "crooked, old and sere,/ill-faced, worse bodied, shapeless everywhere," and further, "stigmatical in making, worse in mind" (Comedy of Errors 4.2.9-22).
This symbol, reminiscent of the red crosses placed on doors in times of the plague, paradoxically acts as both a ritual mark of election and as a stigmatical sign.