Bedeutung von “stigma” — Learner’s Dictionary

stigma

noun us uk /ˈstɪɡmə/
DISAPPROVAL [ C, U ]

If there is a stigma attached to something, people disapprove of it, especially when this is unfair:

There is still a stigma attached to being mentally ill.
stigmatize verb [ T ] also UK -ise

to treat someone or something unfairly by disapproving of them:

[ often passive ] Unmarried mothers are stigmatized by society.

(Definition von “stigma” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)