stigmatic :

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  • n  a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
  • a  pertaining to or resembling or having stigmata
  • a  pertaining to a lens or lens system free of astigmatism (able to form point images)
  • a  not astigmatic

  • But she too is in hiding from a criminal past; her real name is Beate Pappenheim, a sham Bavarian stigmatic who, using her menstrual blood to simulate Christ's wounds on the cross .
  • As recently as 1959 a newspaper expos showed that Georgia's only mental hospital, saddled with the stigmatic name of State Hospital for the Insane at Milledgeville, was a .
  • She is a natural creature of obedience, stoic when the time comes to pin on the stigmatic yellow badge.

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