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- n. Plural form of stigmatic.
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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In geometry, the doctrine of the relations of a stigma to its index. See stigma, 7.
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Accordingly, in three cases out of every four, the mystical marriage has been granted to stigmatics.
Florentine Dominican of the sixteenth century, and with several other stigmatics.
With many stigmatics these apparitions were periodical, e.g.,
On coming out of the ecstasy the saint's limbs were covered with wounds produced by whips, cords etc.Dr. Imbert has attempted to count the number of stigmatics, with the following results:
There were 20 stigmatics in the nineteenth century.
On the other hand, unlike natural wounds of a certain duration, those of stigmatics do not give forth a fetid odour.
Dr. Imbert counts 321 stigmatics in whom there is every reason to believe in a Divine action.
Still, skeptics maintain that the stigmatics are pulling the wool over onlookers 'eyes.
St. Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio) (1887-1968) 3. There were 20 stigmatics in the nineteenth century.
Taking his new-found asceticism a step further, there is growing talk that the prime minister will even pay homage at the shrine of one of Italy's most revered stigmatics, St Pio of Pietrelcina.