infamy infamy  /ˈɪn fə mi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a state of extreme dishonor
  2. (n) evil fame or public reputation

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The resulting trial, sentencing and execution of German carpenter and ex-convict Bruno Richard Hauptmann for the crime would extend the infamy of the case four more years.
  2. But Anna Nicole Smith, 39, possessed a different kind of claim to fame and infamy.
  3. The resulting trial, sentencing and execution of German carpenter and ex-convict Bruno Richard Hauptmann for the crime would extend the infamy of the case four more years.

News

  1. Utah Jazz: Reliving the shot that lives in infamy

    Utah Jazz: Reliving the shot that lives in infamy by James Seaman | Special To The Tribune Published Jun 13, 2013 12:57PM MDT The photo shows the ball at its apex and 6.6 seconds on the clock. A sea of faces stare back in anguish, desperately hoping for a clang off the back of the iron. It is the last instant in which the Utah Jazz led an NBA Finals game, a fleeting moment made timeless by ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Rudest, Most Obnoxious Customer In America? Woman Goes On Tirade With Racist Insults Because She Didn’t Get Receipt!

    Welcome to infamy, Taylor Chapman. In what appear to be one of the rudest, most obnoxious and undeserved rants ever, a Florida woman videotaped herself berating workers a Dunkin’ Donuts… READ ON
    on June 11, 2013     Source: RadarOnline.com

  3. Morning Roundup: Bus Stop Edition

    In the news: Tornadoes reported in Maryland, Michael A. Brown photo will live in infamy, public pool makes people blue. [ more › ]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: DCist

Quotes

  1. "They have now assumed an even greater sense of responsibility and infamy in the eyes of the world by turning their backs on these refugees, who they created in the first place," Clinton said.
    on Mar 17, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: USA Today

  2. The following day, President Franklin Roosevelt, addressing a joint session of Congress, called Dec. 7 "a date which will live in infamy."
    on Dec 4, 2005 By: Franklin D Roosevelt Source: Providence Journal

  3. Carroll said all of his losses "live in infamy," but clearly, the Oregon State game ranks at or near the top.
    on Nov 4, 2008 By: Pete Carroll Source: International Herald Tribune

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