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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.
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obsolete in a stigmatic, villainous, or infamous manner
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The words examined have been chosen because of their perceived popularity of usage, words that even today often are considered to be used distastefully, stigmatically, and even mockingly.
Though churches shame less than they used to in the pre-industrial village, progressively since the Inquisition the church has taken the teachings of Christ more seriously and shamed less stigmatically and more reintegratively.