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 n.  symbol of disgrace; small mark, as scar or birthmark; mark made with red-hot iron
Classic Sentence:
1  Do not return to your families with the stigma of disgrace marked on your brows.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
2  The stigma gone, Hester heaved a long, deep sigh, in which the burden of shame and anguish departed from her spirit.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
3  Others contended that the stigma had not been produced until a long time subsequent, when old Roger Chillingworth, being a potent necromancer, had caused it to appear, through the agency of magic and poisonous drugs.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XXIV. CONCLUSION
Example Sentence:
1  The stigma of alcoholism makes it difficult to treat.
2  Being an unmarried mother used to carry a social stigma.
3  I do not attach any stigma to the fact that you were accused of this crime.
4  Armstrong's once-impressive career is now forever tainted with the stigma of having been achieved by means other than skill, hard work and dogged determination.