notoriously notoriously  /noʊ ˈtɔ ri əs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) to a notorious degree

Usage(s):

  1. Both gave notoriously glamorous parties.
  2. But others are worried whether outside operators who are being sent into urban neighborhoods will really connect with and galvanize a notoriously recalcitrant group of voters.
  3. Polygamy is notoriously hard to prosecute, but a recent legal victory may open the door for more cases.

News

  1. Tanning tips for 5th Annual Tan Awareness Week, June 17-21; Enjoy the sun, but don’t overdo it

    As Canadians try to make the most of our notoriously short summer, the Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) is reminding sun lovers to tan responsibly. The association, which represents professional tanning salons across the country, is offering educational advice to coincide with Tan Awareness Week, which runs from June 17 to 21. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Dan Harmon Officially Hated Harmon-Less 'Community'

    Community's new/old showrunner Dan Harmon has finally weighed in with the review of the show's fourth season that the thousands of fans of NBC's cult favorite have been waiting for. On the most recent episode of his "Harmontown" podcast, the notoriously difficult writer first said the Harmon-less season wasn't his "cup of tea" before getting a little too rape-y with his description. ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  3. Complexity Barrier Makes IT Matter More Than Ever

    It was 10 years ago that Nick Carr notoriously proclaimed information technology didn?t matter anymore. The blurb for Carr?s May 2003 Harvard Business Review article summarized his argument: ?As IT?s power and ubiquity have grown, its strategic importance has diminished.?
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "I know the road's different, everything's different," Dempster said. "Notoriously, teams don't play as well on the road and individuals usually don't do as well on the road, but for me, I feel like I've been pitching well on the road."
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Ryan Dempster Source: Rhinelander Daily News

  2. Gathright said before the Blue Jays' game against a split squad of Boston Red Sox on Sunday was cancelled because of rain that he's "a notoriously slow starter. I've just got to be patient instead of going after everything."
    on Mar 21, 2010 By: Joey Gathright Source: TSN

  3. At the groundbreaking ceremony, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the $4.5 million simulator "will help train our members for one of the most notoriously complex parts of the job."
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Guardian Unlimited

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