Definition of Stigmatism

1. Noun. The condition of having or being marked by stigmata.

Generic synonyms: Condition
Derivative terms: Stigmatic, Stigmatist



2. Noun. (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point.
Category relationships: Optics
Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Antonyms: Astigmatism
Derivative terms: Stigmatic

3. Noun. Normal eyesight.
Generic synonyms: Sight, Vision, Visual Modality, Visual Sense
Derivative terms: Stigmatic

Definition of Stigmatism

1. Noun. (optics) Image-formation property of an optical system which focuses a single point source in object space into a single point in image space ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) Normal eyesight, anastigmatic state ¹

3. Noun. (pathology) State of having some stigmata ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stigmatism

stigmastanes
stigmasterol
stigmasterols
stigmata
stigmatalike
stigmatic
stigmatical
stigmatically
stigmatics
stigmatisation
stigmatisations
stigmatise
stigmatised
stigmatises
stigmatising
stigmatism (current term)
stigmatisms
stigmatist
stigmatists
stigmatizable
stigmatization
stigmatizations
stigmatize
stigmatized
stigmatizes
stigmatizing
stigmatose
stigme
stigmergic
stigmergy

Literary usage of Stigmatism

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1. A Manual of the Diagnosis and Treatment of the Diseases of the Eye by Edward Jackson (1907)
"This arises from stigmatism ; mostly from irregular stigmatism. ... Any change in such a figure indicates a change in the stigmatism. ..."

2. A Manual of the Diagnosis and Treatment of the Diseases of the Eye by Edward Jackson (1907)
"This arises from stigmatism ; mostly from irregular stigmatism. ... Any change in such a figure indicates a change in the stigmatism. ..."

3. Outlines of Applied Optics by Perley Gilman Nutting (1912)
"There are certain physical and practical limitations to the stigmatism of image pencils. ... In visual systems stigmatism need be carried no farther ..."

4. A Manual of Experimental Physiology for Students of Medicine by Winfield Scott Hall (1904)
"... a slight stigmatism, he may be given a better conception of just what a moderate degree of stigmatism is by putting a +1 D. cyl. lens before his eye; ..."

5. Eye studies; a series of lessons on vision and visual tests by J. Milton Johnston (1892)
"The "a" having the force of a negative signifies the absence of what we might call stigmatism. Stigma means point. If applied optically it would mean seeing ..."

6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1906)
"Passing next to the secrets of trance he seeks to explain what has been called diabolical possession, inspiration, stigmatism, belief in the werwolf and ..."

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