Stigmatize - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈstɪɡmətaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word stigmatize
Brit.  |ˈstɪɡmətʌɪz|  British pronunciation of the word stigmatize

verb

- to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful(syn: brand, denounce, mark, stigmatise)

She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock

- mark with a stigma or stigmata(syn: stigmatise)

They wanted to stigmatize the adulteress

Examples

She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock

They wanted to stigmatize the adulteress

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: stigmatize
he/she/it: stigmatizes
present participle: stigmatizing
past tense: stigmatized
past participle: stigmatized
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