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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of marking by shame or discredit

Usage examples (30)
  • Out-of-wedlock birth was stigmatized, and stigmatization is a powerful means of regulating behavior, as any smoker or overeater will testify.
  • With this kind of stigmatization women's safety could be in real danger.
  • There must be strong political commitment to this and to stopping stigmatization, which is often more painful than the disease itself. "
  • There's a huge stigmatization associated with being an obese child. for more
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