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Definition of Infamy

Infamy

  1. Total loss of reputation; public disgrace; dishonor; ignominy; indignity.
  2. A quality which exposes to disgrace; extreme baseness or vileness; as, the infamy of an action.
  3. That loss of character, or public disgrace, which a convict incurs, and by which he is at common law rendered incompetent as a witness.

Infamy Quotations

Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. We will gain the inevitable triumph, so help us God.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Those who say that life is worth living at any cost have already written an epitaph of infamy, for there is no cause and no person that they will not betray to stay alive.
Sidney Hook

Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

There's no difference between fame and infamy now. There's a new school of professional famous people that don't do anything. They don't create anything.
Ricky Gervais

There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
William Hazlitt
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Infamy Translations

infamy in Spanish is infamia
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