from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To characterize or brand as disgraceful or ignominious.
- transitive v. To mark with stigmata or a stigma.
- transitive v. To cause stigmata to appear on.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To characterize as disgraceful or ignominious; to mark with a stigma or stigmata.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To mark with a stigma, or brand.
- transitive v. To set a mark of disgrace on; to brand with some mark of reproach or infamy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To mark with a stigma or brand.
- To set a mark of disgrace on; disgrace with some mark or term of reproach or infamy.
- To produce red points, sometimes bleeding, in or on: as, a person or the skin stigmatized by hypnotic suggestion.
- Also spelled stigmatise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. mark with a stigma or stigmata
- v. to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
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He would then point out that the NAMP objection includes the implication that to "stigmatize"
Columnist says restrictions will cause some banks to opt out of TARP program, 'stigmatize' others, and force government intervention.
He then went on to explain why he wouldn't: It might "stigmatize" receiving banks, don't you see.
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A leading French Muslim group, the French Council for the Muslim Religion, has warned against studying the burqa, saying it would "stigmatize" Muslims.
5 Of course, determining that a set of assertions is not scientific is not necessarily to "stigmatize" those assertions, but simply to understand their nature; it's not stigmatizing a duck to say that if it quacks and waddles and has feathers, it's a duck.