Stigma - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a symbol of disgrace or infamy (syn: brand, mark, stain)
- an external tracheal aperture in a terrestrial arthropod
- a skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign of some disease
There's a social stigma attached to receiving welfare.
...the stigma of slavery remained long after it had been abolished...
No stigma attaches / there is no stigma to being poor.
There is a strong stigma attached to suicide.
There is no stigma to being poor.