infamy definition

  • noun:
    • Evil popularity or reputation.
    • the health of being infamous.
    • An evil or unlawful work which publicly known.
    • hawaii of being infamous.
    • A reputation as being wicked.
    • complete reduced reputation; community disgrace; dishonor; ignominy; indignity.
    • A quality which exposes to disgrace; severe baseness or vileness.
    • That loss of character, or general public disgrace, which a convict incurs, and by that he reaches common-law rendered inexperienced as a witness.
    • Evil fame; general public reproach or disgrace; scandalous repute.
    • Infamous character; disgracefulness; scandalousness; extreme baseness or vileness: as, the infamy of an action.
    • In law, people disgrace or loss of character sustained by conviction of an infamous offense. See infamous.
    • wicked fame or community reputation
    • a situation of severe dishonor

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