extremely bad reputation, public reproach, or strong condemnation as the result of a shameful, criminal, or outrageous act: a time that will live in infamy.
infamous character or conduct.
an infamous act or circumstance.
Law. loss of rights, incurred by conviction of an infamous offense.
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How to use infamy in a sentence
De Gery pointed out very clearly all the infamies and all the double dealing which surrounded him.The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
Thus they strive to extend the blessings of God to the infamies of men.The Necessity of Atheism | Dr. D.M. Brooks
My guards related almost incredible tales of his cruelties and infamies.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce | Ambrose Bierce
In provincial cities, where everybody knows everybody else, such infamies are almost impossible.Other People's Money | Emile Gaboriau
But he denies that the Bible is responsible for those infamies.The Book Of God | G. W. Foote
British Dictionary definitions for infamy
the state or condition of being infamous
an infamous act or event
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