Examples of stigmatize in a Sentence
a legal system that stigmatizes juveniles as criminals
Recent Examples of stigmatize from the Web
Shame threatens to stigmatize Arizona State’s basketball team, a group that might be authoring one of the greatest collapses in Valley sports history.
Dozens who dared to protest and defy the ban over the years were jailed, prosecuted, and stigmatized.
Many people fail to come forward out of fear of being stigmatized, said Gary Hollander, a community volunteer and former CEO of Diverse and Resilient, a grass-roots organization that gives a voice to LGBT issues.
False positives are possible, the CDC says, and the psychological impact can be a lot to deal with, since herpes is so stigmatized.
The civil procedure did not create a criminal or mental record and was intended to balance the rights of gun-owners without stigmatizing the mentally ill.
Beyond the physical failures, experts say abstinence-only education is also stigmatizing.
It’s not going to go over well with those who have played by the rules and are still being stigmatized.
Prior to that point, confirming an investigation would stigmatize a suspect who has not been charged and is presumed innocent; while denying that an investigation is ongoing would create a need to confirm or deny in every case.
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STIGMATIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stigmatize for English Language Learners
: to describe or regard (something, such as a characteristic or group of people) in a way that shows strong disapproval
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