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  Definition of Stigma
  1. a skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign of some disease
  2. an external tracheal aperture in a terrestrial arthropod
  3. a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
  4. the apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil
Similar Words: mark, brand, stain

 

Hyponyms: demerit, bar sinister, bend sinister, cloven hoof, cloven foot

 

Part Meronyms: style

 

Derivational Morphology: tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defile, stigmatize, stigmatise, brand, denounce, mark, post

 

 
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