Stigmatization
Stigmatization Stig`ma*ti*za"tion, n. 1. The act of stigmatizing. [1913 Webster]

2. (R. C. Ch.) The production of stigmata upon the body. See {Stigma}, 8. [1913 Webster]


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  • stigmatization — 1841, noun of action from STIGMATIZE (Cf. stigmatize) …   Etymology dictionary

  • stigmatization — stigmatize (also stigmatise) ► VERB 1) regard as worthy of disgrace. 2) mark with stigmata. DERIVATIVES stigmatization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • stigmatization — noun see stigmatize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stigmatization — See stigmatize. * * * …   Universalium

  • stigmatization — noun The process or act of stigmatizing …   Wiktionary

  • stigmatization — 1. SYN: stigmatism. 2. Production of stigmas, especially of a hysterical nature. 3. Debasement of a person by attributing a negatively toned characteristic or other stigma to him or her. * * * stig·ma·ti·za·tion (stig″mə tĭ… …   Medical dictionary

  • stigmatization — n. act of characterizing something as disgraceful; act of marking with a stigma …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stigmatization — stig·ma·ti·za·tion …   English syllables

  • stigmatization — See: stigmatize …   English dictionary

  • stigmatization — noun the act of stigmatizing • Syn: ↑stigmatisation, ↑branding • Derivationally related forms: ↑stigmatise (for: ↑stigmatisation), ↑stigmatize • Hyp …   Useful english dictionary

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