destigmatize

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verb de·stig·ma·tize \(ˌ)dē-ˈstig-mə-ˌtīz\

Definition of destigmatize

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove associations of shame or disgrace from destigmatize mental illness

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1973

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