Stig·ma·tize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stigmatized p. pr. & vb. n. Stigmatizing ]
1. To mark with a stigma, or brand; as, the ancients stigmatized their slaves and soldiers.
That . . . hold out both their ears with such delight and ravishment, to be stigmatized and bored through in witness of their own voluntary and beloved baseness. --Milton.
2. To set a mark of disgrace on; to brand with some mark of reproach or infamy.
To find virtue extolled and vice stigmatized. --Addison.