It would be too harsh to stigmatise such a train of thought as self-seeking and hypocritical.
I am dealing now with a conspiracy—I stigmatise it as such, and I will expose it and crush it.
It is evident to me that Gray meant by this to stigmatise the diction of Joseph Warton, which is jejune, verbose, and poor.
It is idle, then, to sneer at 'medical materialism,' and stigmatise it as superficial.
To stigmatise such a movement as merely eccentric is to pass very lenient censure.
It was necessary to stigmatise flagrant defections, but without driving anyone altogether to desperation.
For, alas, he is one of those dear overzealous fellows whom in moments of depression we stigmatise as "hearty."
Speaking of something which he wishes to stigmatise as a misnomer, he exclaims: 'It's what I call a misnomy!'
You do yourself less than justice when you stigmatise the latter as “ill-written.”
He cried aloud for legislation to prevent such gross abuses, which he did not hesitate to stigmatise as little short of criminal.
1580s, "to brand or tattoo," from Medieval Latin stigmatizare, from Greek stigmatizein, from stigmat- (see stigma). Meaning "to blemish" is from 1610s (figurative), 1630s (literal). Related: Stigmatized; stigmatizing.