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3 definitions found
 for stigmatize
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stigmatize \Stig"ma*tize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stigmatized; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Stigmatizing.] [F. stigmatiser, Gr. ?.]
     1. To mark with a stigma, or brand; as, the ancients
        stigmatized their slaves and soldiers.
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              That . . . hold out both their ears with such
              delight and ravishment, to be stigmatized and bored
              through in witness of their own voluntary and
              beloved baseness.                     --Milton.
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     2. To set a mark of disgrace on; to brand with some mark of
        reproach or infamy.
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              To find virtue extolled and vice stigmatized.
                                                    --Addison.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stigmatize
      v 1: to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as
           disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was
           stigmatized by society because she had a child out of
           wedlock" [syn: stigmatize, stigmatise, brand,
           denounce, mark]
      2: mark with a stigma or stigmata; "They wanted to stigmatize
         the adulteress" [syn: stigmatize, stigmatise]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  157 Moby Thesaurus words for "stigmatize":
     advert to, allude to, attaint, band, bar, be taken as, bedaub,
     besmear, besmirch, besmoke, bespangle, bespatter, bespeckle,
     bespot, bestain, blacken, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, blot,
     blotch, blow upon, blur, brand, call names, calumniate, censure,
     chalk, chalk up, check, check off, checker, cicatrize, condemn,
     dapple, darken, dash, daub, defame, defile, define, delimit,
     demarcate, denigrate, denominate, denote, denounce, depreciate,
     designate, dirty, disapprove, discolor, disparage, dot,
     emblematize, engage in personalities, engrave, expose,
     expose to infamy, figure, finger, flake, fleck, freckle, gash,
     gibbet, hang in effigy, harlequin, hatch, heap dirt upon, impress,
     imprint, iris, line, maculate, make a mark, marble, marbleize,
     mark, mark off, mark out, motley, mottle, muckrake, name, nick,
     notch, pencil, pepper, pick out, pillory, point, point at,
     point out, point to, polychrome, polychromize, prick, print, punch,
     punctuate, puncture, rainbow, refer to, reprimand, revile, riddle,
     scar, scarify, scorch, score, scotch, scratch, seal, seam, sear,
     select, singe, slander, slubber, slur, smear, smirch, smoke, soil,
     spangle, specify, speck, speckle, splotch, spot, sprinkle, stain,
     stamp, stand for, stipple, streak, striate, stripe, stud, sully,
     symbol, symbolize, taint, tarnish, tattoo, tessellate,
     throw mud at, tick, tick off, trace, typify, underline, underscore,
     variegate, vein, vilify
  
  

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