stigmatist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stigmatist 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
    • n Stigmatist One believed to be supernaturally impressed with the marks of Christ's wounds. See Stigma, 8.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stigmatist One on whom the stigmata, or marks of Christ's wounds, are said to be supernaturally impressed.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stigmatist one impressed with the stigmata
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Etymology

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

Usage

In literature:

There is a wonderful illustration of the power of suggestion in the experience of what are called the Stigmatists.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
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