stigmatic

noun
stig·​mat·​ic | \ stig-ˈma-tik How to pronounce stigmatic (audio) \

Definition of stigmatic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one marked with stigmata

stigmatic

adjective

Definition of stigmatic (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : having or conveying a social stigma
2 : of or relating to a stigma
3 : of or relating to supernatural stigmata
4 : anastigmatic used especially of a bundle of light rays intersecting at a single point

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Other Words from stigmatic

Adjective

stigmatically \ stig-​ˈma-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce stigmatic (audio) \ adverb

Examples of stigmatic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective And as for that stereotype? Kiah's teammates have never seen a glimmer of her breed's stigmatic aggression. Sarah Schreiber, Good Housekeeping, 18 Nov. 2016 The next stop will be the home of stigmatic Rhoda Wise, where young Rita said she was healed of a debilitating stomach ailment. Greg Garrison, AL.com, 18 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of stigmatic

Noun

1594, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1601, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of stigmatic was in 1594

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“Stigmatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stigmatic. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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stigmatic

adjective
stig·​mat·​ic | \ stig-ˈmat-ik How to pronounce stigmatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of stigmatic

: anastigmatic used especially of a bundle of light rays intersecting at a single point

Other Words from stigmatic

stigmatically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce stigmatic (audio) \ adverb

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