stigmatic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj stigmatic not astigmatic
    • adj stigmatic pertaining to a lens or lens system free of astigmatism (able to form point images)
    • adj stigmatic pertaining to or resembling or having stigmata
    • n stigmatic a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stigmatic A notorious profligate or criminal who has been branded; one who bears the marks of infamy or punishment.
    • Stigmatic A person who is marked or deformed by nature.
    • Stigmatic Impressing with infamy or reproach.
    • Stigmatic Marked with a stigma, or with something reproachful to character.
    • Stigmatic (Bot., Anat., etc) Of or pertaining to a stigma or stigmata.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • stigmatic Of or pertaining to a stigma, in any sense of that word. Specifically— Having the character of a brand; ignominious.
    • stigmatic Marked with or as with a stigma or brand; repulsive; abhorrent.
    • stigmatic In natural history, belonging to or having the character of a stigma; stigmal.
    • stigmatic In botany, receptive of pollen: said of parts of the style which have the function without the form of a stigma, as the “silk” of maize.
    • stigmatic Bearing the stigmata; stigmatized. See stigma, 5.
    • n stigmatic A person who is marked with stigmata, in the ecclesiastical or the pathological sense; a stigmatist.
    • n stigmatic A criminal who has been branded; one who bears upon his person the marks of infamy or punishment; a notorious profligate.
    • n stigmatic One on whom nature has set a mark of deformity.
    • stigmatic Possessing a stigma; stigmatose: said of angiosperms as contrasted with gymnosperme and perhaps in other connections.
    • stigmatic In photography, pertaining to or of the character of a stigmat or anastigmat, a combination of lenses corrected for astigmatism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Stigmatic marked or branded with a stigma: giving infamy or reproach
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Stigma
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr.,—stizein, to mark.

Usage

In literature:

It is since then that Thirteen has been a stigmatized and fatal number.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXVI. October, 1843. Vol. LIV." by Various
In none is there a desire to injure or stigmatize the deaf.
"The Deaf" by Harry Best
Phillida had not unreasonably stigmatized them as stuffy.
"The Thing from the Lake" by Eleanor M. Ingram
It became fashionable not to drink, and little by little drinking came to be stigmatized as immoral.
"History of the United States, Volume 3 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Luther was not born until 1483; whereas nearly four centuries before, the Vaudois were stigmatized as heretics by Rome.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
Duchesnois in the character of Chimene, meaning by this comparison to stigmatize her attitude and language as theatrical.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
He had been publicly stigmatized, even by his own parents, as no true son of the royal race of France.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
On this second sac are found the stigmatic warts, the thoracic studs and so forth, which we noted on the pseudochrysalis.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
The rector himself disgraced, and his children stigmatized forever.
"The Scarlet Feather" by Houghton Townley
If I were to stigmatize such behavior, I should call it disgraceful.
"A Romantic Young Lady" by Robert Grant
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In poetry:

"Nine envious moons matured her growing shame,
Erewhile to flaunt it in the face of day,
When scorn'd of Virtue, stigmatized by Fame,
Low at my feet desponding Jessy lay.
"Elegy XXVI. Describing the Sorrow of An Ingeneous Mind" by William Shenstone

In news:

RbST Has Been Unfairly Stigmatized by Activists.
Republicans have created popular anxiety about public services by linking them with highly stigmatized members of our society.
Only When Meat Is Stigmatized Will Factory Farms Stop Thriving.
Stigmatization Makes It Harder to Overcome Obesity.
They should not be stigmatized and their illnesses should not be trivialized because of the violence of a few.
Marquette student works to de- stigmatize mental illness on campus.
Stigmatized to Stop Drinking Again.
My shame and pride in signing up for the most stigmatized benefit.
Field Guide to Dealing With Stigmatized Properties.
Once Stigmatized , Food Stamps Find Acceptance.
The death of Japan's first heart transplant patient over 30 years ago stigmatized the procedure.
Many people with a disability know what it's like to be stigmatized.
Proponents of laws limiting voting rights say they protect from fraud, but human rights advocates believe they're outdated and stigmatizing.
Race officials hope to help de-stigmatize addiction and mental illness .
Golfers using oversized putters no longer stigmatized.
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In science:

There is seldom a big incentive to answer a survey, and when its questions are potentially stigmatizing, special care should be taken to protect respondent privacy and promote participation.
Negative Surveys
The original model sets out to estimate the proportion of a population that belongs to a particular, stigmatizing group A.
Negative Surveys
Also, with RRTs some sub jects will be selected, by the randomizing device, to answer the potentially stigmatizing question.
Negative Surveys
Therefore, many Oregonians have perhaps become more reluctant to stigmatize themselves as PL borrowers, or unwilling to risk falling into what the majority of Oregon’s policymakers saw as a debt trap.
Is There Statistical Evidence that the Oregon Payday-Loan Rate Cap Hurts Consumers?
Unfortunately, despite its accomplishments, renormalization theory was stigmatized, especially for its lack of a firm mathematical underpinning.
Hopf algebra approach to Feynman diagram calculations
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