verb (used with object), stig·ma·tized, stig·ma·tiz·ing.
Origin of stigmatize
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I am dealing now with a conspiracy—I stigmatise it as such, and I will expose it and crush it.Tales and Fantasies
Robert Louis Stevenson
It is begging the question to stigmatise their inborn desire as selfish.A Problem in Modern Ethics
John Addington Symonds
It is idle, then, to sneer at 'medical materialism,' and stigmatise it as superficial.Religion & Sex
Not improbably he will stigmatise it as an act of officious hypocrisy.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi
Count Carlo Gozzi
That's the attitude of the mind which you stigmatise as corrupting.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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.