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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 ?
But I suffer and have suffered with them: prisoners are they unto me, and stigmatised ones.
She assumed a freedom of speculation, then common enough on the other side of the Atlantic, but which our forefathers, had they known it, would have held to be a deadlier crime than that stigmatised by the scarlet letter.
The gentleman next door had been vilified by Nicholas; rudely stigmatised as a dotard and an idiot; and for these attacks upon his understanding, Mrs Nickleby was, in some sort, accountable.
Private Citizen Heat entered the street, manoeuvring in a way which in a member of the criminal classes would have been stigmatised as slinking.
"Our results expand on previous literature on obesity stigma by showing that people with obesity are not only disliked and stigmatised but are explicitly considered to be less human than those without obesity," said Inge Kersbergen.
Even though abortion is common around the world, it is highly stigmatised. Abortion stigma, discrimination and shame silence women, safe abortion providers and anyone associated with abortion.
The social level relates to the stereotypes a group, normally a majority, develops and expresses towards the stigmatised group.
He said he had kept his status to himself for fear of being discriminated and stigmatised.
Makhdoom Ali Khan, while representing Justice Siddiqui, debated that public interest and the interest of the judge demanded that the proceedings before the council against the conduct of a judge should be held in the open because 'the judge is stigmatised for life, loses his pension benefits and his family remains affected for generations'.
The Leader of the Greens in the Flanders region of Belgium, Meyrem Almaci, told VRT Radio that Jambon should "either back up his assertion with hard evidence or apologise for comments that stigmatised a whole community." Jambon has denied that he had wanted to stigmatise Belgian Muslims.
A study by Susanne Bruckmuller, from the University of Exeter, looks at the way singletons are stigmatised for being non-normative and are therefore prompted to explain their relationship status.
Mental illness is considered the most stigmatised of illnesses.