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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Mark with a shameful scar; To accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful.

Usage examples (30)
  • Verb (used with object), : The crime of the father stigmatized the whole family
  • Many were worried it would "stigmatise" poorly performing schools, and result in lower esteem among pupils and teachers.
  • Predictably, lots of people think that Bettison's comments 'stigmatise' poor people generally. people on benefits, and he says so explicitly.
  • He warned that there was no need to stigmatise people. for more
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