[ noh-tuh-rahy-i-tee ]
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noun,plural no·to·ri·e·ties.
  1. the state, quality, or character of being notorious or widely known: a craze for notoriety.

  2. Chiefly British. a notorious or celebrated person.

Origin of notoriety

1585–95; <Medieval Latin nōtōrietās, equivalent to nōtōri(us) notorious + -etās, variant (after -i-) of -ity

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