Origin of notorious
Examples from the Web for notoriously
But so-called jungle primaries are notoriously hard to predict or poll.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Millennials—rich or otherwise—have been notoriously uninterested in politics.
Since then various reports have trickled out about women in the notoriously sealed group.
Notoriously, Atlantic City did not get its first supermarket until 1996.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The organizers certainly appeared worried about plunging into the notoriously fierce world of London fashion and media.I Got Kicked Out Of The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show|Nico Hines|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During this period, Granther Baldwin employed a carpenter who was notoriously addicted to this vice.Peter Parley's Own Story|Samuel G. Goodrich
I learned afterwards that Mrs. Sanderson was notoriously fond of young widows.Mariposilla|Mary Stewart Daggett
We show that it directly confutes his theory; and it forthwith becomes "notoriously and grossly defective."The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The Finns, for example, are a notoriously chunky race and attain their full height at an early age.Post-Impressions|Simeon Strunsky
Of all the passions, however, avarice is notoriously that which the latest loosens its hold on the human heart.Miles Wallingford|James Fenimore Cooper
British Dictionary definitions for notoriously
Word Origin for notorious
Word Origin and History for notoriously
1540s, "publicly known," from Medieval Latin notorius "well-known, commonly known," from Latin notus "known," past participle of noscere "come to know" (see know). Negative connotation arose 17c. from frequent association with derogatory nouns. Related: Notoriously.