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notoriety (plural notorieties)
- The condition of being infamous or notorious.
- 1799, Charles Brockden Brown, Arthur Mervyn:
- 1897, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, The Celebrity:
- I liked the man for his own sake, and even had he promised to turn out a celebrity it would have had no weight with me. I look upon notoriety with the same indifference as on the buttons on a man's shirt-front, or the crest on his note-paper.