stigmatize: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (stig'mu-tīz"), [key]
— -tized, -tiz•ing.
- to set some mark of disgrace or infamy upon: The crime of the father stigmatized the whole family.
- to mark with a stigma or brand.
- to produce stigmata, marks, spots, or the like, on.
- stigmatize (Thesaurus)