n (pl -mas)
- 1 (disgrace) estigma (m), lacra (f)More example sentences
- There is no longer any social stigma attached to soft drug use, and the statistics bear this out.
- The aim is to remove the social stigma attached to the disease.
- Flynn says that she and the team were determined to remove the stigma attached to working away from the office.
- 2(pl -mas or , -mata /-ətə/)[Bot] estigma (m)More example sentences
- Cotton swabs were used to apply the pollen to receptive stigmas on a mother plant.
- Pollinations were performed in June by applying the cotton stick loaded with pollen on the receptive stigmas.
- A given pollen grain blowing in the wind is thus unlikely to land on a receptive stigma.
- 3(stigmata /stɪgˈmɑːtə/ pl)[Relig] estigmas (mpl)More example sentences
- He had long ago sought out and met Father Pio de Pietraicina, the Italian Capuchin monk who suffered the stigmata of Christ's crucifixion.
- 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.
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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.