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  • In the 1950’s, she was stigmatized by society for having a child out of wedlock.
  • How did Veronica, from the start fatherless, her family stigmatized, grow into her own fine self?
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • You have stigmatized this entire family!
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • A RESTRICTION occasionally let slip inconsiderate remarks, which the law then stigmatized as seditious speeches.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables

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  • There was more than benevolence in this action; there was courage; the south was aflame, and to assist, even on his death-bed, the father of so dangerous a Bonapartist as Dantes, was stigmatized as a crime.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • These men were Saxons, and not free by any means from the national love of ease and good living which the Normans stigmatized as laziness and gluttony.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • Flinching or crying out was a sign of weakness and stigmatized one’s manhood.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Why, I had accepted of Grandma Lausch’s warning only the part about the danger of our blood and that, through Mama, we were susceptible to love; not the stigmatizing part that made us out the carriers of the germ of ruination.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • In Eustacia’s eyes, too, it was an ample sum—one sufficient to supply those wants of hers which had been stigmatized by Clym in his more austere moods as vain and luxurious.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • She had seen how things like this could stigmatize children and adults—into feeling that somehow they were less than, or not as smart or capable as, others.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes

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  • Rape is so stigmatizing that many women do not report it, and thus researchers have difficulty tabulating accurate figures.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In Tom’s opinion, hunting Indians up there was indeed the wild-goose chase which the expedition had been stigmatized by many of the hunters who had remained behind.
    Zane Grey  --  The Thundering Herd
  • An enlightened zeal for the energy and efficiency of government will be stigmatized as the offspring of a temper fond of despotic power and hostile to the principles of liberty.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • And since their rejection might stigmatize the nominee and reflect badly on the President’s judgment, they will rarely reject a nominee except when there are strong reasons.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • Perhaps it was imagination, but Joe felt they disapproved of his carrying so much money, not because it put him in danger but because these days people who dealt in cash were stigmatized.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • Women are quicker than men to adopt "prestige forms" of language, but also quicker to adopt symbols of nonconformism, new or "stigmatized forms" that can acquire a kind of "covert prestige."
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • He stigmatizes as turbulent and unruly spirits those who would combine their exertions to promote the prosperity of the community, and, perverting the natural meaning of words, he applauds as good citizens those who have no sympathy for any but themselves.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • The prejudice which stigmatized labor was in the first place abandoned by common consent; the number of needy men was increased, and the needy were allowed to gain a laborious subsistence without blushing for their exertions.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • I have always understood, sir, that the citizens of these States were possessed of a full and entire freedom of opinion upon all subjects civil as well as religious; they have not yet established any infallible criterion of orthodoxy, either in church or state . and the only political tenet which they could stigmatize with the name of heresy would be that which should attempt to impose an opinion upon their understandings, upon the single principle of authority.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • "I didn’t think she needed to be any more stigmatized than she already was.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Meena and her children were stigmatized, and a young man working with Apne Aap was stabbed.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Those who start out enslaved often accept their fate eventually and sell sex willingly, because they know nothing else and are too stigmatized to hold other jobs.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • But Sunitha found herself blamed and her family stigmatized.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Murder left inconvenient piles of bodies, requiring bribes to keep the police at bay, while rape is so stigmatizing that the victims could usually be counted on to stay silent.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Stigmatized?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • Overnight the brothels in that area were closed, with no provision for the girls working there; the prostitutes were so stigmatized that there was no place they could go and no way for them to earn money.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Are the State governments to be stigmatized as tyrannies, because they possess this power?
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • (In Pakistan, rapes of boys by heterosexual men are not uncommon and are less stigmatized than the rapes of girls.) Shakur was twelve or thirteen at the time, and after raping him the Mastoi became nervous that they might be punished.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In some cases feudal honor enjoined revenge, and stigmatized the forgiveness of insults; in others it imperiously commanded men to conquer their own passions, and imposed forgetfulness of self.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • But for individuals who feel that the way they speak somehow stigmatizes them and restricts their opportunities, they’re clearly going to want to change.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • The American lauds as a noble and praiseworthy ambition what our own forefathers in the Middle Ages stigmatized as servile cupidity, just as he treats as a blind and barbarous frenzy that ardor of conquest and martial temper which bore them to battle.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • In democracies the condition of domestic service does not degrade the character of those who enter upon it, because it is freely chosen, and adopted for a time only; because it is not stigmatized by public opinion, and creates no permanent inequality between the servant and the master.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • Besides which, European emigration is exclusively directed to the free States; for what would be the fate of a poor emigrant who crosses the Atlantic in search of ease and happiness if he were to land in a country where labor is stigmatized as degrading?
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • It is true, that in the North of the Union, marriages may be legally contracted between negroes and whites; but public opinion would stigmatize a man who should connect himself with a negress as infamous, and it would be difficult to meet with a single instance of such a union.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • Society often stigmatizes people who rebel against the previously set norms.
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