Meaning of stigmatization in English:


Pronunciation /stɪɡmətʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/


(British stigmatisation)
mass noun
  • 1The action of describing or regarding someone or something as worthy of disgrace or great disapproval.

    • ‘he argues that the world will only get better at dealing with addiction once addicts can speak without fear of stigmatization’
    1. 1.1The action or process of marking someone with stigmata.
      • ‘the stigmatization of St Francis was considered by theologians as a type of martyrdom’