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Stigma (plural: stigmata) is a word that originally means a "sign", "point", or "branding mark". It may refer to:
As a symbolic mark
- The Mark of Cain
- Stigmata, bodily marks or wounds resembling the crucifixion wounds of Jesus
- A badge of shame, a physical mark of infamy or disgrace
- Social stigma, a severe social disapproval of personal characteristics or beliefs that are against cultural norms.
- Stigma (letter), a ligature of the Greek letters sigma and tau: ϛ
In other fields
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