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
This is Parker's own personal day that will live in infamy.
At the end of issue #1, Nick Wilson — a former superhero now dealing with life after the sudden loss of his powers and the accompanying stink of failure and infamy — was called to a meeting with his former arch nemesis.
Some of them, like the drummer Black Benny and prostitute Mary Jack the Bear, have achieved a degree of infamy, mostly because of Armstrong's own work in chronicling his upbringing.
But the drug’s name-brand recognition has turned into something closer to infamy.
Redflex gained infamy after a top executive was convicted of bribing a City Hall operative to get Chicago’s lucrative camera contract.
Among Republicans, and on the Fox News TV shows that the president devours for hours each week, Mr McCabe is rivalled in infamy by two other senior officials at the FBI, Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.
Harding's vague infamy led to increasingly odd opportunities.
If those fun facts weren't enough of a slap in the face, the visiting Tigers descended to this impressive level of infamy after taking a 20-0 lead.
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First Known Use of infamy
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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