stigmatise

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

stigmatise

verb

1: 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" [syn: {stigmatize}, {stigmatise}, {brand}, {denounce}, {mark}]

2: mark with a stigma or stigmata; "They wanted to stigmatize the adulteress" [syn: {stigmatize}, {stigmatise}]


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