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
The game ticking into the final minute before the overtime interval, Kempes then stole his moment in sporting infamy.
From celebrities Matt Lauer, Kevin Spacey and Charlie Rose to political powerhouses Trent Franks, Roy Moore and President Trump, the list of infamy grows daily.
The voice belonged to Ridley Scott, the British director of Alien, Blade Runner and Gladiator fame (and Exodus: Gods and Kings infamy).
Woods is on the cusp of liberating himself from years of injuries, yips and tabloid infamy.
Tanya Wildt/Detroit Free Press Karen Spranger is getting her 15 minutes of national fame — or perhaps more accurately, infamy.
The reward is infamy and get this, the god is the media who rewards them with attention.
But the diving horse act - that is, a horse diving off the pier into the ocean - is what the Steel Pier's fame, or infamy, rested upon.
This infamy was a result not of experience, but one of birth.
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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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