infamy

  1. a state of extreme dishonor
  2. evil fame or public reputation

infamy

disgrace, dishonor.
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Infamy

Infamy, in common usage, is the notoriety gained from a negative incident or reputation (as opposed to fame). The word stems from the Latin infamia, antonym of fama (in the sense of `good reputation`). ==Infamy in canon law== Infamy is a term of art in Roman Catholic Canon Law. According to the Catholic Encyclopedia of 1913, infamy in the canoni.....
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Infamy

• (n.) That loss of character, or public disgrace, which a convict incurs, and by which he is at common law rendered incompetent as a witness. • (n.) A quality which exposes to disgrace; extreme baseness or vileness; as, the infamy of an action. • (n.) Total loss of reputation; public disgrace; dishonor; ignominy; indignity.Infamy: w...
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infamy

noun a state of extreme dishonor; `a date which will live in infamy`- F.D.Roosevelt; `the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city`
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Infamy

In'fa·my noun ; plural Infamies . [ Latin infamia , from infamis infamous; prefix in- not + fama fame: confer French infamie . See Fame .] 1. Total loss of reputation; public disgrace; dishonor; ignominy; indignity. « The affli...
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infamy

infamy 1. The disgrace to someone`s reputation caused by an infamous act or behavior. 2. Shameful or criminal conduct or character.
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infamy

public disgrace or loss of reputation, particularly as a consequence of criminal conviction. In early common law, conviction for an infamous crime ... [1 related articles]
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infamy

[n] - a state of extreme dishonor 2. [n] - evil fame or public reputation
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