Associations to the word «Infamous»

Wiktionary

INFAMOUS, adjective. Having a bad reputation, disreputable; of bad report; notoriously vile; detestable; widely known, especially for something bad
INFAMOUS, adjective. Causing infamy; disgraceful
INFAMOUS, adjective. (archaic) in England / Great Britain, a judicial punishment which deprived the infamous person of certain rights; this included a prohibition against holding public office, exercising the franchise, receiving a public pension, serving on a jury, or giving testimony in a court of law.

Dictionary definition

INFAMOUS, adjective. Known widely and usually unfavorably; "a notorious gangster"; "the tenderloin district was notorious for vice"; "the infamous Benedict Arnold";.

Wise words

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