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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A mark of disgrace. Also: the top of the centre part of a flower that receives the pollen which allows it to form new seeds.

Usage examples (36)
  • Unfortunately, the stigma is living a long life, too.
  • People don’t always understand and yes the stigma is there.
  • Getting people to forego the fear and stigma is what unionization is all about.
  • The flowers have both male and female parts to it called the stigma (female) and stamen for more
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