verb (used with object), stig·ma·tized, stig·ma·tiz·ing.
Words nearby stigmatize
Origin of stigmatize
OTHER WORDS FROM stigmatizestig·ma·ti·za·tion, nounstig·ma·tiz·er, nounde·stig·ma·tize, verb (used with object), de·stig·ma·tized, de·stig·ma·tiz·ing.un·stig·ma·tized, adjective
Examples from the Web for stigmatizing
Stigmatizing it and criminalizing it means only greater harm to those it supposedly is protecting.
Having worked in this area for 30 years, I have learned that the greater risk is stigmatizing people with mental disorders.
But stigmatizing the whole community is exactly what al Qaeda hopes for—an overreaction that could help their recruitment.How Peter King's Muslim Hearings Help the Terrorists|Jonathan Alter|March 10, 2011|DAILY BEAST
All writers concur in stigmatizing the dissoluteness and neglect of decency that prevailed among the clergy.The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II.|Annie Besant
It has the particular sense of stigmatizing the person addressed or in question as a dupe.
You cannot dwarf the movement by stigmatizing it as treason.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention|Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Even her fidelity vexed the unfaithful husband, who seemed to bid her do wrong by stigmatizing her virtue as insensibility.At the Sign of the Cat and Racket|Honore de Balzac
To this feverish but chivalrous outburst Vinoy could only oppose an order of the day stigmatizing it.History of the Commune of 1871|P. Lissagary