Synonyms for Stigmatize:


reproach, deride, remonstrate, rebuke, blame, reprimand, put down, find fault with, criticize. marks, respect, give someone a bad name. stigmatize (noun)
mark, denounce, stigmatise, brand.


brand, label (verb)
disgrace, denounce, mark, defame.
shame (verb)
ostracize, disgrace, humiliate, expose, debunk, mock, ridicule, show up, discomfit.
slander (verb)
smear, calumniate, denigrate, tarnish, discredit, defame, shame, dishonor, slander, detract, blacken, pillory, sully, libel, besmear, malign, badmouth, scandalize, denounce, vilify, traduce, besmirch.

Other synonyms:

Other relevant words:
stigmatise, give someone a bad name, reprimand, reproach, blame, brand, mark.

Usage examples for stigmatize

  1. We do not, indeed, stigmatize managers and actors as rogues and vagabonds, even if they should happen to give a theatrical performance without the fully ascertained permission of the authorities, and we no longer keep up the monopoly of what used to be called the patent theatres. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  2. Any other grandmother so conducting herself would have been called ridiculous, but it was not easy so to stigmatize Anna Lenzdorff; instead there was some irritation excited against the innocent object of such exaggerated praise, the girl herself, to whom various disagreeable traits were ascribed. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  3. The New Lights determine to stigmatize the Whigs as Federalists. – Quodlibet by John P. Kennedy