The poet Shenstone, who comes next in order, seems to have written an elegy on purpose to stigmatize this trade.
It may seem small-minded and narrow to stigmatize such conduct as this.
I hope your Lordships will stigmatize the falsehood of this assertion.
If I were to stigmatize such behavior, I should call it disgraceful.
He hoped it was not intended to stigmatize gentlemen who did not deserve it.
What is it in domestic employ that degrades, that makes us stigmatize it as 'service'?
These stigmatize many of the most legitimate aspirations of women as "unwomanly."
He loved to stigmatize the English as a nation of shop-keepers.
And it will be your fault and your crime if it ever returns,—a crime for which history will stigmatize you forever.
Who can point to the first line or word ever penned to stigmatize these men?
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.