infame

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin infamare, from īnfāmis (infamous): compare French infamer, Italian infamare. See infamous.

Verb[edit]

infame (third-person singular simple present infames, present participle infaming, simple past and past participle infamed)

  1. (obsolete) To defame; to make infamous.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Milton to this entry?)
    • Francis Bacon
      Livia is infamed for the poisoning of her husband.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfāmis.

Adjective[edit]

infame m, f (masculine and feminine plural infames)

  1. infamous

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfāmis.

Adjective[edit]

infame m, f (plural infames)

  1. infamous

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

infame

  1. inflected form of infam

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfāmis.

Adjective[edit]

infame m, f (masculine and feminine plural infami)

  1. infamous
  2. vile
  3. awful, dreadful

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

īnfāme

  1. nominative neuter singular of īnfāmis
  2. accusative neuter singular of īnfāmis
  3. vocative neuter singular of īnfāmis

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfāmis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

infame m, f (plural infames; comparable)

  1. infamous

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfāmis.

Adjective[edit]

infame m, f (plural infames)

  1. awful, dreadful
  2. infamous, vile, wicked

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