- deprived of certain rights as a citizen, as a consequence of conviction of certain offenses.
- of or relating to offenses involving such deprivation.
Examples from the Web for infamously
I remind Deen that his namesake died in an infamously horrible car crash, so he may want to cool it on texting and driving.My Bizarre Night With James Deen, Libertarian Porn Star|Emily Shire|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They sang songs—including, infamously, Wild Thing—and catcalled at a female detective.
Weddings, birthdays and other celebrations are infamously difficult for those watching what they eat.When Is It OK to Cheat? The Pros and Cons of Cheat Days|DailyBurn|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She infamously replaced the word “divorce” with her self-proclaimed term “conscious uncoupling.”Why Do We Love Gisele Bundchen but Hate Gwyneth Paltrow?|Erin Cunningham|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact he was there at that party that night in 1960 when Mailer infamously stabbed his then-wife, Adele.
Nothing is too wicked, nothing too infamously mean, for that Being to do whose essence is love, whose law is just.Slavery and the Constitution|William Ingersoll Bowditch
I was the only friend he had left, and I was with him when he died, infamously neglected by all his family.The Tenants of Malory|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Her husband, who was infamously in the intrigue, regarded the matter with the most philosophic indifference.
Be this, however, as it may, the story is infamously false in every article of it.
The law provides that range cattle must be branded, and branding is infamously cruel.The Gold Diggings of Cape Horn|John R. Spears
British Dictionary definitions for infamously
- (of a person) deprived of certain rights of citizenship on conviction of certain offences
- (of a crime or punishment) entailing such deprivation
Word Origin and History for infamously
late 14c., from Medieval Latin infamosus, from Latin in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + famosus "celebrated" (see famous). Meaning influenced by Latin infamis "of ill fame" (see infamy). As a legal term, "disqualified from certain rights of citizens in consequence of conviction of certain crimes" (late 14c.). Related: Infamously.