Stig"ma*tize(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stigmatized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Stigmatizing (?).] [F. stigmatiser, Gr. .] 1. To mark with a stigma, or brand; as, the ancients stigmatized their slaves and soldiers.
That . . . hold out both their ears with such delight and ravishment, to be stigmatized and bored through in witness of their own voluntary and beloved baseness.Milton.
2. To set a mark of disgrace on; to brand with some mark of reproach or infamy.
To find virtue extolled and vice stigmatized.Addison.
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