verb (used with object), stig·ma·tized, stig·ma·tiz·ing.
- stijl, de,
Origin of stigmatize
Examples from the Web for de-stigmatize
I want to de-stigmatize this and get people access to this industry from an educational standpoint.
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.