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Definition of "stigmata" [‖Stig•ma•ta]

  • A plural of stigma. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stigmata" in a sentence
  • "As he awaited sentencing on bribe charges, Oliver Thomas seemingly implied that he had stigmata from a similar heroic episode:"
  • "God alone is the source of authentic stigmata, which is an external manifestation of the most ardent love and longing for God resulting in the spiritual wound of love in the heart."
  • "For example, some who fixate on the image of the crucifixion are known to reproduce the wounds of Christ so-called stigmata."