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- Antonym of 'stigma' 9 answers
I'm trying to describe the way in which generally, ignorant football fans will talk highly of players without having any sense or proper understanding of football or that player.
When it comes to the awarding of "Man of the Match" awards, I am trying to say there is a "stigma" around certain players wherein they will almost automatically receive such awards just because they are "stigmatised" to be deserving of the award, even if they don't perform particularly well.
What would the word be to replace "stigma"/"stigmatised"? Thanks.