Stigma in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Stigma

a sign of disgrace

Examples of Stigma in a sentence

There is a stigma attached to AIDS that makes most people afraid of those who have the disease.  🔊

The snobbish woman looks upon the members of the lower classes as though they have some sort of social stigma.  🔊

Often people are afraid to admit they have a mental illness because of the stigma attached to psychiatric disorders.  🔊

Because Mary views her deafness as a stigma, she often avoids society.  🔊

The mean girls at school laugh at Kendra as though she carries a stigma by wearing used clothes.  🔊

While many people attach a stigma of poverty to individuals who drive older model vehicles, there is not a direct link between wealth and car selection.  🔊

Numerous smokers feel as though the stigma that goes along with smoking has turned them into second-class citizens.  🔊

A long time ago, women who left their husbands faced a social stigma that made them feel excluded from society.  🔊

Once upon a time, the stigma of being an unwed mother led many young women to attempt suicide.  🔊

Although Hank declared bankruptcy six years ago, he still has not been able to escape the stigma of not being able to pay his debts.  🔊

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