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Definitions and Synonyms of infamy | Another word for infamy | What is infamy?

Definition 1: a state of extreme dishonor - [noun denoting state]

Samples where infamy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a date which will live in infamy
  • the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city

Synonyms for infamy in the sense of this definition

(infamy is a kind of ...) a state of shame or disgrace

"he was resigned to a life of dishonor"

Definition 2: evil fame or public reputation - [noun denoting state]

(infamy is a kind of ...) the state of being held in low esteem

"your actions will bring discredit to your name" "because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute"

(... is a kind of infamy ) the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality

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