Complete Definition of "notoriety"

English

Etymology
From notorious, from ML. nÅtÅrius, from Latin nÅtus, "known", past participle of nÅscere, "to get to know."

Pronunciation
AHD: [nÅâ²tÉ-rÄ«îÄ­-tÄ]

Noun
notoriety

  1. The condition of being infamous or notorious

#:*"[H]e who pourtrays examples of disinterestedness and intrepidity, confers on virtue the notoriety and homage that are due to it, and rouses in the spectators, the spirit of salutary emulation." — w:Arthur Mervyn|Arthur Mervyn by w:Charles Brockden Brown|Charles Brockden Brown

Synonyms
ill fame

Translations
Finnish: pahamaineisuus
Russian: дÑÑÐ½Ð°Ñ Ñлава 'f'

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