In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(disgrace)estigma masculinelacra feminine
- And that has done more than anything else to reduce the stigma of this disease in many countries.
- There is a negative stigma attached to some of these government housing projects.
- They said the stigma of mental illness had declined and that empathy was high.
- Although gay men and lesbians face similar societal stigma, their respective experiences are very different.
- The latter approach could help diminish the social stigma associated with the disabled in Russia, she said.
- You'd eliminate the vote splitting and erase the stigma surrounding both parties.
- There is no longer any social stigma attached to soft drug use, and the statistics bear this out.
- For generations, people who suffer with mental illnesses have had to endure a terrible stigma.
- They all found it hard to shake the stigma of failure.
- The aim is to remove the social stigma attached to the disease.
- The stigma of failure does not apply to such men.
- Flynn says that she and the team were determined to remove the stigma attached to working away from the office.
- The only effective way to avoid the stigma altogether is to embrace abstinence prior to marriage.
- Nurses who have substance abuse problems, therefore, carry the stigma associated with this breach in professionalism.
- The stigma of illegitimacy is getting less strong.
- Additionally it reinforces the negative stigmas of mental illness by manifesting them physically.
- The perceived stigma of being a domestic violence victim is also a factor.
- Diseases of the brain have always carried a social and cultural stigma.
- Information was not available on stress or on the stigma of single motherhood referred to in other studies.
- She hoped the report would raise awareness and begin to reduce the stigma surrounding the children.
2plural stigmas"or "stigmata /-ətə/Botanyestigma masculine
- Pollinations were performed in June by applying the cotton stick loaded with pollen on the receptive stigmas.
- Stigmas of flowers in all treatments were pollinated at the female phase.
- Cotton swabs were used to apply the pollen to receptive stigmas on a mother plant.
- Anthers from one flower were removed and stroked over the stigmas of the other flower.
- A given pollen grain blowing in the wind is thus unlikely to land on a receptive stigma.
3stigmata /;stɪɡˈmɑːtə/pluralReligionestigmas masculine
- While dressing for the performance of their ‘mystery’, the monks playing the Madwoman, the Ferryman and the Traveller are daubed with Christ's stigmata.
- Religious portraits of stigmata are not accurate when they show wounds in the palm of the hands.
- In it Hansen presents a delicately balanced narrative of a teenaged postulant who receives the stigmata, to the consternation and even embarrassment of her religious community.
- Padre Pio, the priest who suffered from stigmata comparable to those suffered by Jesus Christ in His Crucifixion, became an object of special identification to that little girl's family.
- He had long ago sought out and met Father Pio de Pietraicina, the Italian Capuchin monk who suffered the stigmata of Christ's crucifixion.
- If asked how it is possible for her to have the stigmata and be a pious fraud, the answer is that she does not truly suffer inexplicable wounds.
- Furthermore, mystical experience has no intrinsic or necessary connection to such things as raptures, ecstasies, locutions, stigmata, elevations and the other things that appear in mystical literature.
- He collected accounts of frogs and other strange objects raining from the sky, UFOs, ghosts, spontaneous human combustion, the stigmata, psychic abilities, etc.
- Johnson's film also contains at least one decent surprise, a nice line in black humour, and looks very stylish throughout, while being laden with religious imagery - referring to the crucifixion and the stigmata on several occasions.
- Similarly, his image of St. Francis conveys the saint's swooning spirituality with all the appropriate trappings - halo, monastic robe, stigmata and the animals to which he preached.
- Why do you think you've been experiencing the stigmata?
- She first exhibited stigmata during Easter of 1992, having previously received visions of Jesus.
- The individuals who experienced stigmata were those who prayed deeply and linked themselves apathetically to the suffering of mankind.
- Third, Martin starts literally from the back of the book - with Francis's death, blindness, and stigmata coming first.
- Like her medieval predecessors, she received the stigmata, the mark of Christ's wounds.
- These are joined by meditations on the Jesuit martyrs of El Salvador, the Eucharist, the prayer Anima Christi, and the stigmata.
- On September 20, 1918 five wounds, which he claimed were sent from God as the stigmata of Christ, appeared on his body, which if genuine, made him the first and only stigmatized priest in the history of Roman Church.
- Impossible to hide, Padre Pio's stigmata put him in the public eye and made him a center of controversy.
- The two scenes of the third act - the gift of the stigmata and the saint's death and resurrection - summarize the themes of the first two acts and complete their arguments.
- Then there is light, and a discarded shroud, and a risen Christ bearing the stigmata leaves the tomb.
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