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notoriety

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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

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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

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The first known use of notoriety was circa 1650

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“Notoriety.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/notoriety. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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