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Definition of Infamous

Infamous

  1. Of very bad report; having a reputation of the worst kind; held in abhorrence; guilty of something that exposes to infamy; base; notoriously vile; detestable; as, an infamous traitor; an infamous perjurer.
  2. Causing or producing infamy; deserving detestation; scandalous to the last degree; as, an infamous act; infamous vices; infamous corruption.
  3. Branded with infamy by conviction of a crime; as, at common law, an infamous person can not be a witness.
  4. Having a bad name as being the place where an odious crime was committed, or as being associated with something detestable; hence, unlucky; perilous; dangerous.
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Infamous Translations

infamous in Italian is infame
infamous in Latin is scelestus
infamous in Norwegian is beryktet, skammelig
infamous in Spanish is terrero, infame