stigmatise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v stigmatise mark with a stigma or stigmata "They wanted to stigmatize the adulteress"
    • v stigmatise to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful "He denounced the government action","She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Stigmatise to brand with a stigma
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr.,—stizein, to mark.

Usage

In literature:

But I suffer and have suffered with them: prisoners are they unto me, and stigmatised ones.
"Thus Spake Zarathustra A Book for All and None" by Friedrich Nietzsche
We were at first inclined to stigmatised this language as harsh and barbarous in its sounds.
"A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson" by Watkin Tench
He had been publicly stigmatised, even by his own parents, as no true son of the royal race of France.
"The Fifteen Decisive Battles of The World From Marathon to Waterloo" by Edward Creasy
Speaking of something which he wishes to stigmatise as a misnomer, he exclaims: 'It's what I call a misnomy!
"Demos" by George Gissing
It would be too harsh to stigmatise such a train of thought as self-seeking and hypocritical.
"On Compromise" by John Morley
To stigmatise such a movement as merely eccentric is to pass very lenient censure.
"Some Principles of Maritime Strategy" by Julian Stafford Corbett
They had old-fashioned views, and would have at once stigmatised Eric as a worthless fellow.
"Uncle Max" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Thus Cudworth, Tillotson, Locke, and Samuel Clarke were stigmatised as Deists by their enemies.
"The English Church in the Eighteenth Century" by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
Stigmatise = kalumnii, malhonori.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
It is stigmatised as 'narrow,' which to-day is the sin of sins, but it is broad with the true breadth.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
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