Origin of stigmatize
Examples from the Web for stigmatization
Unlike Payne, Kromah continues to struggle to be accepted in his community and does not know when the stigmatization will end.This Man Lost 35 Relatives to Ebola and His Community Wants Him Gone
Wade C.L. Williams
October 30, 2014
Sometimes the aftermath, which can lead to stigmatization and harassment from peers and leaders, is equally painful for victims.Spies, Lies, and Rape in the Air Force: An Undercover Agent's Story
March 4, 2014
Dan Savage has done a great deal to end the stigmatization and bullying of LGBT youth across the country.Is Dan Savage the Gay Santorum?
May 3, 2012
The first recorded instance of stigmatization is that of S. Francis of Assisi, in the thirteenth century.
- to mark out or describe (as something bad)
- to mark with a stigma or stigmata
Word Origin and History for stigmatization
1822, noun of action from stigmatize.
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.
- The production of stigmas, especially of hysterical origin.