Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Marked with a stigma; branded; specifically, marked with the stigmata of the passion.
  • Resembling stigmata: as, the stigmatized dots on the skin in measles.
  • Also spelled stigmatised.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of stigmatize.
  • adjective Subject to a stigma; marked as an outcast.

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Examples

  • Vanneste deplores this misuse of the word, and is troubled to see the term stigmatized by what he calls the "great center-right movement of France", meaning the UMP and its subsidiary parties:

    GalliaWatch

  • These are people in whose eyes the full humanity of the stigmatized is visible, people in whose eyes they feel less vulnerable.

    Race and the Schooling of Black Americans

  • These are people in whose eyes the full humanity of the stigmatized is visible, people in whose eyes they feel less vulnerable.

    Race and the Schooling of Black Americans

  • This kind of diplomacy, the same which Mr. Bevin stigmatized in the Security Council debates, shouldn't be very hard for us to understand, as we met it from another country before the recent war.

    The Russian Riddle

  • The meaning of the term that’s stigmatized is actually “to publish vainly.”

    Self-Publishing Revisited: A Discussion – Brian Keene

  • Well, "stigmatized" is too light a word -- "damned" is more like it.

    E. Jean Carroll: Does Being Fat Kill Your Career?

  • Human Rights Watch, and several Muslim groups and clerics have criticized the ban and asked Sarkozy to reconsider his statements citing that the proposal "stigmatized" Islam.

    Jamal Dajani: Sarkozy Hiding Behind the Burqa

  • Most of all, he says, he feels "stigmatized" by the city government.

    Turn Out the Red Light?

  • Shillinger said some officials at the U.S. Agency for International Development are also concerned their humanitarian programs could be "stigmatized" by direct links with the military, which has melded aid programs with combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan - wars unpopular in most of

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Guys, if you don't want to be "stigmatized" and "marginalized", stop supporting genocidal mass murderers!

    Daimnation!: The federal government has finally

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