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stigmatize
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
treat as a particular type that is considered bad — often unfairly
  • She assumed a freedom of speculation, then common enough on the other side of the Atlantic, but which our forefathers, had they known it, would have held to be a deadlier crime than that stigmatised by the scarlet letter.
    Chapter 13 — Another View of Hester (66% in)

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