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 vilificationMore example sentences
notoriety, disrepute, disreputableness, ill repute, ill fame, loss of reputation, disgrace, discredit, shame, dishonour, ignominy, scandal, censure, blame, disapprobation, condemnation, contempt; humiliation, loss of face• rare disesteemwickedness, evil, baseness, sordidness, vileness, iniquity, iniquitousness, depravity, degeneracy, turpitude, immorality, unscrupulousness, corruption, dissolution; sin, wrong, offence, violation, abuse, indignity
- 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.
- 1.1 [count noun] An evil or wicked act: one of history’s greatest infamies [mass noun]: an act of infamyMore 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.