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stigma

noun
 
 
/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.Damaging reputationDisapproving and criticizing
stigmatize ( also UK -ise) verb [T] to treat someone or something unfairly by disapproving of them: [often passive] Unmarried mothers are stigmatized by society.Humiliating and degrading
Translations of “stigma”
in Spanish Estigma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感覺, 恥辱, (尤指不公正的)惡名…
in Russian клеймо позора…
in Turkish leke, damga, rezalet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感觉, 耻辱, (尤指不公正的)恶名…
in Polish piętno…
(Definition of stigma from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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