verb (used with object), stig·ma·tized, stig·ma·tiz·ing.
Origin of stigmatize
Examples from the Web for stigmatizing
Contemporary Examples of stigmatizing
Stigmatizing it and criminalizing it means only greater harm to those it supposedly is protecting.Sex Workers Deserve Health Care, Too
May 20, 2014
Having worked in this area for 30 years, I have learned that the greater risk is stigmatizing people with mental disorders.Massacres and Madness
December 14, 2013
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
March 10, 2011
Historical Examples of stigmatizing
The prevalence of this view in Europe should make us chary of stigmatizing Hindu ideas about sacrifice as mental aberrations.Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)
Even the lowest of the former treated the Greeks with contempt, pulling them by the beard and stigmatizing them as dogs.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume III
Henry Charles Lea
I shall surprise our friend Maston, then, by stigmatizing his calculations as timid; and I propose to double his 800,000 lbs.
All writers concur in stigmatizing the dissoluteness and neglect of decency that prevailed among the clergy.The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II.
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
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.