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Synonyms for stigmatise

to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful

mark with a stigma or stigmata


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However, language is powerful and can stigmatise, reinforce damaging stereotypes or cause distress and offence to people.
She also appeared to take aim at Andy Burnham - seen as the leadership front-runner - with a warning not to "stigmatise" people on benefits.
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW) provides mental health and disability care across the North East of England and its Chief Executive John Lawlor is leading a campaign to warn of the damage being done by Halloween costumes which stigmatise those with mental health issues.
Many theorists suppose that our instinctual tendency to stigmatise evolved from the need to adapt to life in small bands or groups.
Put simply, we need to understand the everyday life worlds within which people stigmatise and are stigmatised, because, contrary to how stigma might be presented as a constant, it is not something uniformly applied to leprosy affected people across different contexts.
Using them to stigmatise the poor is just unacceptable.
Mr Blair denied the scheme would stigmatise poor mothers.
'There are many counties whose residents suffer from Fistula, HIV/Aids, extreme hunger and poverty yet leaders do not stigmatise them on such issues.'
WITH regards to the criticism made by Tory MP Alun Cairns of food bank users, I'd like to say that I feel he is totally out of order to stigmatise people in this way.
ELTON John yesterday launched a scathing attack on the "fascists and idiots" who continue to stigmatise AIDS.