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stigmatize

[ stig-muh-tahyz ]
/ 藞st瑟g m蓹藢ta瑟z /
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verb (used with object), stig路ma路tized, stig路ma路tiz路ing.
to set some mark of disgrace or infamy upon: The crime of the father stigmatized the whole family.
to mark with a stigma or brand.
to produce stigmata, marks, spots, or the like, on.
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Also especially British, stig路ma路tise .

Origin of stigmatize

1575鈥85; <Medieval Latin stigmatiz膩re, equivalent to stigmat- (see stigmatic) + -iz膩re-ize

OTHER WORDS FROM stigmatize

stig路ma路ti路za路tion, nounstig路ma路tiz路er, nounde路stig路ma路tize, verb (used with object), de路stig路ma路tized, de路stig路ma路tiz路ing.un路stig路ma路tized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for stigmatize

stigmatize

stigmatise

/ (藞st瑟伞m蓹藢ta瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to mark out or describe (as something bad)
to mark with a stigma or stigmata

Derived forms of stigmatize

stigmatization or stigmatisation, nounstigmatizer or stigmatiser, noun
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