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stig·ma·tism

 (stĭg′mə-tĭz′əm)
n.
1. The condition of being affected by stigmata.
2. The state of a refracting or reflecting system in which light rays from a single point are accurately focused at another point.
3. Normal eyesight.

stigmatism

(ˈstɪɡməˌtɪzəm)
n
1. (General Physics) physics the state or condition of being anastigmatic
2. (Pathology) pathol the condition resulting from or characterized by stigmata

stigmatism

the state of one who has received supernatural stigmata, i.e., marks on hands, feet, and side similar to the wounds of Christ. — stigmata, n.stigmatic, adj.
See also: Catholicism
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stigmatism - the condition of having or being marked by stigmata
condition - a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition"
2.stigmatism - (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point
optics - the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
astigmatism, astigmia - (optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point
3.stigmatism - normal eyesight
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
Translations
stigmatisme
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