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- The state of being infamous.
- A reputation as being evil.
- "Infamy, infamy - they've all got it in for me!" - Kenneth Williams as Julius Caesar in Carry On Cleo
- "A date which will live in infamy" - Franklin D. Roosevelt in response to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour.
- A reprehensible occurrence or situation.
- 1934, Agatha Christie, chapter 8, in Murder on the Orient Express, London: HarperCollins, published 2017, page 251:
- 'All for a pig of a man who should have gone to the chair. It is an infamy that he did not.'
- (law) A stigma attaching to a person's character that disqualifies them from being a witness.
the state of being infamous
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