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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 ?
When Henry lived in Ducie Street he remembered the mews; when he tried to let he forgot it; and if anyone had remarked that the mews must be either there or not, he would have felt annoyed, and afterwards have found some opportunity of stigmatizing the speaker as academic.
I shall surprise our friend Maston, then, by stigmatizing his calculations as timid; and I propose to double his 800,000 pounds of powder.
During the operation he did not fail to utter comminations which, though broken, had a sense in them; while stigmatizing me as the treacherous spawn of a perfidious country, he, in the same breath, anathematized Zoraide Reuter; he termed her "femme sotte et vicieuse," who, in a fit of lewd caprice, had thrown herself away on an unprincipled adventurer; directing the point of the last appellation by a furious blow, obliquely aimed at me.
We might have also joined in the dance, but for some reason or other it didn't occur to us; and I heard once a high, clear woman's voice stigmatizing us for a "species of swelled heads" (espece d'enfles).
However, it is unknown how people living with HIV (PLHIV) responded to the media's stigmatizing practice, particularly language identified by previous studies.
Though the processes of stigmatizing and bullying can be complex, they can be identified and stopped.
The stigmatizing nature of her observation was probably unintended, yet a clear and negative message was delivered.
Borderline Personality Disorder: New Perspectives on a Stigmatizing and Overused Diagnosis
ONE OF THE MOST consequential--but almost never disputed--arguments in psychology and psychiatry is the objection to stigmatizing mental illness or aberrant behavior.
1) Women who held HIV-related stigmatizing attitudes (reflecting negative moral judgment of infected individuals) were more likely than other women to have been tested for the virus (odds ratio, 3.
However, in order to be successful at passing, the stigmatized individual must be able to hide the stigmatizing attribute in such a way that it would be invisible to others.
Media can raise public awareness and advocate against HIV/AIDS-related stigma, but it can also contribute to negative perceptions by including stigmatizing language in HIV/AIDS related news stories.