Stigma in a sentence as a noun

" or "why do girls feel a stigma about playing with Legos?

Let's not further the stigma, or wax poetic about the homeless in SF as some sort of quirky, fun landmark.

Also, the stigma of having a criminal record sticks to you forever.

I believe that no guilt or stigma should attach to ventures doing legal things just because they don't set out to solve World Problems.

Because no-one wore headphones around in public before, there was a huge stigma relating to doing so.

He wants to diminish the stigma around talent acquisitions.

No matter what merits Gnome 3 might have, it was such a flop in its first few releases that it has the Windows Vista stigma attached to it.

Your immediate professional peers are also people trying to avoid the failure stigma.

Bad job experiences are too common to deserve the "silent shame" stigma, but nonetheless, a job interview is just not the place for that.

Obviously this is a difficult stigma to get out of, but some companies are putting out great Android apps -- Gowalla comes to mind -- so there is hope.

Another company contacting me may make me aware of this, and thus it is equally beneficial to attach false stigma to this practice.

I offer some of the highlights of my personal experience with ***, anonymously, due to the very unfortunate stigma.

You know you might not be serving the public interest if... "The stigma of working with the FBI might cause customers to ... file civil actions to further prevent the disclosure of information"

Suddenly it would no longer carry such a stigma with Linux, it would be easy to include in distros, developers would contribute fixes and make it more efficient on hard-to-support systems.

The feeling of shame when the teacher calls you to give the answer and you don't know what to do - give the right answer, contribute to the stigma; give the wrong answer and have others spitefully mock you for "not being as smart as you think".

Stigma definitions


the apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil


a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis

See also: mark brand stain


an external tracheal aperture in a terrestrial arthropod


a skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign of some disease