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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful;
- Example: "He denounced the government action"
- Example: "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;
- Example: "They wanted to stigmatize the adulteress"
[syn: stigmatize, stigmatise]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

stigmatise v 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]