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synonyms for notoriety

  • celebrity
  • fame
  • flak
  • infamy
  • opprobrium
  • renown
  • spotlight
  • ballyhoo
  • dishonor
  • disrepute
  • ink
  • name
  • obloquy
  • rep
  • scandal
  • splash
  • wise
  • center stage
  • éclat

antonyms for notoriety

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  • obscurity
  • esteem
  • honor
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How to use notoriety in a sentence

Samuel Jessup died; an opulent English grazier, of pilltaking notoriety.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Who was the second, who has attained such notoriety in connexion with Nelson's name; and when and where were they married?
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
Why, the reduced price of provisions is a matter of universal notoriety, and past all question.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
This event gave Grace Darling the notoriety which her noble conduct so well merited.
THE CHILDHOOD OF DISTINGUISHED WOMENSELINA A. BOWER
Mr. Minton has acquired a notoriety, even in that proud city, which makes his house one of the most popular resorts.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
How society shall protect itself, and especially its high officials, against such notoriety seekers is hard to say.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
And that he had risen into notoriety and saw his talents appreciated cannot be doubted for a moment after what has been said.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
The loss of their money he hardly thought of,—did not realize,—but the horrid notoriety of it all made him sick.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
We hesitate over our own taste, and turn rather to the crowning of some courageous male, with a liking and a talent for notoriety.
THE ONLOOKER, VOLUME 1, PART 2VARIOUS
They are to be congratulated on their breeding, for with his prominence to back them they would find notoriety an easy plum.
THE ONLOOKER, VOLUME 1, PART 2VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO NOTORIETY

  • attention
  • celebrity
  • fame
  • limelight
  • notoriety
  • public eye
  • spotlight
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