Stigmatized vs Stigmatize - What's the difference?

stigmatized | stigmatize |


As verbs the difference between stigmatized and stigmatize

is that stigmatized is (stigmatize) while stigmatize is to characterize as disgraceful or ignominious; to mark with a stigma or stigmata.

As an adjective stigmatized

is subject to a stigma; marked as an outcast.

stigmatized

English

Verb

(head)
  • (stigmatize)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Subject to a stigma; marked as an outcast.
  • stigmatize

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (UK) stigmatise

    Verb

  • To characterize as disgraceful or ignominious; to mark with a stigma or stigmata.
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  • * 2010 , Mark McClelland, "The 'Beautiful Boy' in Japanese Girls' Manga", in Manga: An Anthology of Global and Cultural Perspectives (ed. Toni Johnson-Woods), The Continuum International Publishing Group Inc (2010), ISBN 9780826429377, page 78:
  • Helen Hardacre, in her study of discourses stigmatizing women who have had abortions, argues that there has been a marked rise in media interest in women's sexuality since the 1970s.
  • * 2012 , Daphne C. Watkins & Harold W. Neighbors, "Social Determinants of Depression and the Black Male Experience", in Social Determinants of Health Among African-American Men (eds. Henrie M. Treadwell, Clare Xanthos, & Kisha B. Holden), Jossey-Bass (2013), ISBN 9780470931103, page 55:
  • This chapter examines the social determinants of depression in black men because no other race-by-gender population group has been stigmatized as much as black men.

    Antonyms

    * destigmatize

    Derived terms

    * stigmatization