Synonyms for infamous
Antonyms for infamous
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INFAMOUS
When I see you, and tell of their infamous tricks, you will be as much surprised as I am.
And all this is the consequence of the infamous law which you men have made!
Here the infamous Tschauna harassed me and well-nigh put me to shame.
In the midst of these sufferings, he begged of the infamous Girty to shoot him.
In short, it was infamous—a hundred families ruined; left without bread.
Henry, long pardoned by his wife, was still too infamous to be greeted by his sister-in-law.
The light in which the infamous Sharpe is presented in this volume is at least curious.
And so I had my way, and we gained the room where his infamous traffic had been held.
Samoval proclaimed it infamous, and Tremayne resented the term.
"Your assurance that it is infamous would offend me did it not comfort me," he sneered.
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.