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infamy

Line breaks: in¦famy
Pronunciation: /ˈɪnfəmi
 
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Definition of infamy in English:

noun (plural infamies)

[mass noun]
1The state of being well known for some bad quality or deed: a day that will live in infamy he thrived on the infamy and vilification
More example sentences
  • Their political influence has earned the Florida growers a place of infamy in American popular culture.
  • For heavy metal fans, the summer of 96 will forever live in infamy.
  • Many may carry no real social disgrace or infamy.
Synonyms
1.1 [count noun] An evil or wicked act: one of history’s greatest infamies [mass noun]: an act of infamy
More example sentences
  • Near the entrance to the community a monument to the infamy was erected to commemorate the dead.
  • The greatest infamy in living memory is now being enacted.
  • A man who can do that is capable of any infamy.

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