Examples of infamy in a Sentence
He never escaped the infamy his crimes had earned him.
despite her eventual pardons, she could never completely free herself of the infamy of being named a war criminal
Recent Examples of infamy from the Web
Dolezal entered national infamy after being outed for lying about her racial identity in 2015.
The 2018 Royals squad has earned an easy spot in franchise infamy.
To begin with, every fad and frenzy runs its course, and these wretched souls who lug their combat-grade weaponry onto school grounds and open fire court a shriveling infamy.
Pyle was defeated in the next election, and the infamy of the raid led the community to change its name to Colorado City.
Thursday night, in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, J.R. Smith made a play that will forever live in NBA infamy.
The German goalkeeper cemented his name is soccer infamy with two mind-blowing mistakes in the worst possible time to do it, single-handedly ruining Liverpool’s dream of dethroning Real Madrid and becoming kings of Europe after 13 years.
Roth lives here with British actress Claire Bloom, a friend for many years—another worldly, displaced spirit, although, unlike Roth’s, her fame has never verged on infamy.
But there are secrets tucked away here that predate the building’s moment of infamy.
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Synonym Discussion of infamy
- sent home in disgrace
- preferred death to life with dishonor
- a once proud name fallen into disrepute
- a day that lives in infamy
- the ignominy of being arrested
INFAMY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of infamy for English Language Learners
: the condition of being known for having done bad things or for being evil
: an evil or terrible act
INFAMY Defined for Kids
Definition of infamy for Students
- He earned infamy for his crimes.
- The people suffered the infamies of their ruler.
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