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stigmatize

(stĭg′mə-tīz′)
tr.v. stigma·tized, stigma·tizing, stigma·tizes
1. To characterize or brand as disgraceful or ignominious.
2. To mark with stigmata or a stigma.
3. To cause stigmata to appear on.

stig′ma·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
stig′ma·tiz′er n.
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While this response may be psychologically satisfying for the stigmatizer, it can cause a great deal of social disruption for the ill, and now stigmatized, individual (Gilmore & Somerville, 1994; McGrath, 1991).
Still, the stigmatizers carried the day, tarring offshore gambling with the brush usually wielded by citizens' groups and NGOs that seek to shame bad corporate and state actors.
By comparing whether or not exonerees' personal experiences with post-release stigmatization are congruent with surveys of potential stigmatizers, results of the present work can either be confirmed or reassessed.
Stigmatization without stigmatizers, racism without racists?