stigmatise

/ˈstɪgmətaɪz/ (say 'stigmuhtuyz)

verb (t) (stigmatised, stigmatising)
1. to mark with a stigma or brand.
2. to set some mark of disgrace or infamy upon: *Lane at a meeting on board the steamer said he would stigmatise as blacklegs everyone who should discuss matters connected with the Association and as unworthy to be members of it –michael wilding, 1985.
3. to produce stigmata, marks, spots, or the like on.
Also, stigmatize. –stigmatisation /ˌstɪgmətaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say .stigmuhtuy'zayshuhn), noun
stigmatiser /ˈstɪgmətaɪzə/ (say 'stigmuhtuyzuh), noun
stigmatised, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • stigmatisé — stigmatisé, ée [ stigmatize ] adj. • 1752; « qui porte les marques de cicatrices » 1532; de stigmatiser ♦ Relig. Qui a reçu les stigmates (I, 1o). Un saint stigmatisé. ● stigmatisé, stigmatisée nom Personne marquée de stigmates semblables aux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • stigmatisé — stigmatisé, ée (stigh ma ti zé, zée) part. passé de stigmatiser. 1°   Marqué d un stigmate.    Marqué des stigmates de la crucifixion. Saint François stigmatisé.    Substantivement. Les stigmatisés, nom donné à certains extatiques qui, par une… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • stigmatise — (Brit.) v. characterize something as disgraceful; mark with a stigma; brand or condemn as disgraceful; treat a person in an unjust manner by disapproving of him/her (also stigmatize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stigmatise — v. (D; tr.) to stigmatise as (to be stigmatised as a traitor) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • stigmatise — UK [ˈstɪɡmətaɪz] / US [ˈstɪɡməˌtaɪz] stigmatize …   English dictionary

  • stigmatise — verb 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, ↑brand, ↑denounce, ↑mark • Derivationally rela …   Useful english dictionary

  • stigmatisée — ● stigmatisé, stigmatisée nom Personne marquée de stigmates semblables aux plaies de Jésus …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • stigmatised — stigmatise (Brit.) v. characterize something as disgraceful; mark with a stigma; brand or condemn as disgraceful; treat a person in an unjust manner by disapproving of him/her (also stigmatize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stigmatises — stigmatise (Brit.) v. characterize something as disgraceful; mark with a stigma; brand or condemn as disgraceful; treat a person in an unjust manner by disapproving of him/her (also stigmatize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stigmatising — stigmatise (Brit.) v. characterize something as disgraceful; mark with a stigma; brand or condemn as disgraceful; treat a person in an unjust manner by disapproving of him/her (also stigmatize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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