Translation of "stigma" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈstɪɡ.mə/ us

[ no plural ] a strong feeling of disapproval that most people in a society have about something, especially when this is unfair

There is no longer any stigma to being divorced.
Being an unmarried mother no longer carries the social stigma that it used to.

(Translation of “stigma” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈstiɡmə/ (plural stigmas, stigmata)

a feeling within society that a particular illness, situation, or way of behaving is something to be ashamed of

the stigma of mental illness/divorce.

(biology) the part in the middle of a flower that receives pollen

The stigma receives the pollen from visiting insects.

(Translation of “stigma” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)