Definition of stigma:
injury, dent, MARKS, grime, trade name, respect, bract, boll, blade, soft touch, onus, brand name, smear, discolouration, marking, marker, dishonor, fall guy, grunge, sword, dirt, sign, patsy, slur, ignominy, anther, guilt, mug, crisscross, daub, bell ringer, shame, bull's eye, disgrace, firebrand, taint, bur, guilt trip, bud, sucker, cross, target, beanstalk, marque, grade, humiliation, mortification, home run, inhibition, chagrin, soil, petechia, attaint, gull, chump, black eye, filth, print, fool, aerial root, blame, smirch, smudge, make, reproach, steel, blur, discomfort, embarrassment, bulb, grease.
blemish (part of speech: noun)
But he held the view, and that was, indeed, the natural assumption, that self- fertilisation usually occurs in a flower, in other words that the pollen of a flower reaches the stigma of the same flower.- "Darwin and Modern Science", A.C. Seward and Others.
- "Out of a Labyrinth", Lawrence L. Lynch.
- "The Truth About Woman", C. Gasquoine Hartley.