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stigmatization

 [stig″mah-tĭ-za´shun]
1. the formation of stigmas.
2. the assignment of negative perceptions to an individual because of perceived difference from the population at large; it may occur on the basis of physical appearance (including race or sex), of mental or physical illness, or of various other qualities.

stig·ma·ti·za·tion

(stig'mă-ti-zā'shŭn),
1. Synonym(s): stigmatism
2. Production of stigmas, especially of a hysteric nature.
3. Debasement of a person by attributing a negatively connotated characteristic or other stigma to that person.

stigmatization

/stig·ma·ti·za·tion/ (stig″mah-tĭ-za´shun)
1. the developing of or being identified as possessing one or more stigmata.
2. the act or process of negatively labelling or characterizing another.
3. the condition due to or marked by stigmata.

stig·ma·ti·za·tion

(stig'mă-tī-zā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): stigmatism.
2. Production of stigmas, especially of a hysteric nature.
3. Debasement of a person by the attribution of a negatively toned characteristic or other stigma.

stigmatization

the formation of stigmas.
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