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
In losing 7–3 to New York, the Indians joined the infamy of the 2002 Athletics, the 1986 Angels and the 1921 Cardinals as the only teams to allow at least six unearned runs in a potential clincher.
In the weeks following Fashion Month, a single jacket has lingered on our Instagram feeds, joining the grey blazer in fall fashion infamy.
Harding won infamy for her assault on rival Nancy Kerrigan, but the movie isn’t about that incident.
Players should enjoy their lives, which were made possible by veterans: Letter to the Editor A day of infamy for the NFL.
His decisions will steer that football team to glory or infamy.
The Highwaymen, founded in Detroit in 1954, gained infamy in the 1970s when some members were convicted of bombing and raiding homes and clubhouses of rivals.
There should be an honest discussion, though, of the factors that led to this day that will live in infamy.
Captivated by Scarface’s infamy following the St. Valentine’s Day massacre, guards at Eastern State made Capone’s cell downright homey.
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First Known Use of infamy
Synonymsdiscredit, disesteem, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, disgrace, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame
Antonymsesteem, honor, respect
Related Wordsscandal; contempt, despite, disdain, scorn; deprecation, disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor; abasement, debasement, debasing, degradation, dust, humbling, humiliation; blot, brand, shadow, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taint
Near Antonymsadmiration, appreciation, estimation, regard; awe, fear, reverence; fame, glory, renown, repute
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
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