Definition of Stigmata

1. Noun. Marks resembling the wounds on the crucified body of Christ.

Generic synonyms: Lesion, Wound



Definition of Stigmata

1. n. pl. of Stigma.

Definition of Stigmata

1. Proper noun. (religion Christianity) bodily marks or sores, corresponding in location to the crucifixion wounds of Christ, supposed to occur during states of religious ecstasy or hysteria ¹

2. Noun. (irregular plural of stigma) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stigmata

1. stigma [n] - See also: stigma

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stigmata

stifleth
stifling
stiflingly
stiflings
stig
stigma
stigmal
stigmaless
stigmaria
stigmarias
stigmas
stigmastane
stigmastanes
stigmasterol
stigmasterols
stigmata (current term)
stigmatalike
stigmatic
stigmatical
stigmatically
stigmatics
stigmatisation
stigmatisations
stigmatise
stigmatised
stigmatises
stigmatising
stigmatism
stigmatisms
stigmatist

Literary usage of Stigmata

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1. The British Noctuae and Their Varieties by James William Tutt (1892)
"The superior wings are very much powdered with white, above all on the costa, extending to the stigmata and the sub- terminal space, but the terminal space ..."

2. The Major Symptoms of Hysteria: Fifteen Lectures Given in the Medical School by Pierre Janet (1907)
"These other fundamental phenomena are also stigmata to my mind. Only I propose to you to divide them into two classes. ..."

3. The Major Symptoms of Hysteria: Fifteen Lectures Given in the Medical School by Pierre Janet (1907)
"These other fundamental phenomena are also stigmata to my mind. Only I propose to you to divide them into two classes. ..."

4. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(d) stigmata of Degeneration Of the hereditary stigmata sometimes indicating psychopathic or ... (c) Psychic stigmata of degeneration. These include: 1. ..."

5. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1919)
"After cultural limitations have been reached various stigmata of decline to be ... I shall speak about a few of the stigmata appearing in women which ..."

6. The Diseases of Infancy and Childhood: For the Use of Students and by Luther Emmett Holt (1902)
"THE stigmata OF DEGENERATION. These marks are of much importance in relation to the ... These stigmata are not of equal importance as marks of degeneration. ..."

7. History of the Christian Church: A.D. 64-1517 by James Craigie Robertson (1866)
"... who until then had doubted.2 Francis survived the reception of the stigmata two years," during which he suffered greatly from illness of various kinds. ..."

8. Spiritual Magazine (1871)
"But what these marks were—whether those of the stigmata (as is not ... The context, however, of this passage, and the well known features of the stigmata (a ..."

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