[ stig-mat-ik ]
/ stɪgˈmæt ɪk /


Also stig·mat·i·cal. pertaining to a stigma, mark, spot, or the like.
Botany. pertaining to or having the character of a stigma.
Optics. converging to a point; anastigmatic.


a person marked with supernatural stigmata.

Origin of stigmatic

1585–95; < Medieval Latin stigmaticus, equivalent to stigmat- (stem of stigma stigma) + -icus -ic

Related forms

stig·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbstig·mat·i·cal·ness, nounpseu·do·stig·mat·ic, adjectiveun·stig·mat·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for stigmatic


/ (stɪɡˈmætɪk) /


relating to or having a stigma or stigmata
another word for anastigmatic

noun Also: stigmatist (ˈstɪɡmətɪst)

mainly RC Church a person marked with the stigmata
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Medicine definitions for stigmatic


[ stĭg-mătĭk ]


Relating to or marked by a stigma.
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