Synonyms and Antonyms of notoriety
1 a person who is widely known and usually much talked about <a television show featuring a rogues' gallery of notorieties from 20 years of overhyped scandals> Synonyms big name, cause célèbre (also cause celebre), celeb, figure, icon (also ikon), light, luminary, megastar, name, notability, notable, celebrity, personage, personality, somebody, standout, star, superstar, VIPRelated Words favorite, heartthrob, hero, idol; demigod, dignitary, eminence, immortal, monument, pillar, worthy; baron, big shot, bigwig, kahuna, magnate, mogul, nabob, panjandrumNear Antonyms lightweight, mediocrity; has-beenAntonyms nobody, noncelebrity
2 the fact or state of being known to the public <a lawyer of notoriety for the huge awards he's won in medical malpractice cases> Synonyms celebrity, fame, renownRelated Words infamy; character, mark, name, report, reputability, reputation, repute; cachet, place, position, prestige, rank, standing, stature, status; megastardom, popularity, stardom, superstardom; distinction, eminence, glory, greatness, honor, illustriousness, note, preeminence, prominence, visibility; acclaim, accolade, acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), homage, kudos, laurels, praise, recognition; adoration, idolizationNear Antonyms disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, odium, opprobrium, shame; inconspicuousness, invisibility; unpopularityAntonyms anonymity, oblivion, obscureness, obscurity
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