The barrier of stigma wedged between a person and others they deem “dirty” or “derelict” will not keep AIDS at bay.
But then it goes beyond that, asking students to include details about anything they deem significant.
Was the administration right not to deem Tsarnaev an enemy combatant?
Old English deman "to judge, condemn, think, compute," from root of dom (see doom (n.)). Originally "to pronounce judgment" as well as "to form an opinion." The two judges of the Isle of Man were called deemsters in 17c., a title formerly common throughout England and Scotland and preserved in the surname Dempster.