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Synonyms for infamy
ˈɪn fə mi

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. infamy

    Synonyms:
    despair, degradation, disgrace, ignominy, obloquy, extreme vileness, dishonor

    Antonyms:
    honor, reputation, celebrity, glory, renown

Princeton's WordNet

  1. infamy, opprobrium(noun)

    a state of extreme dishonor

    "a date which will live in infamy"- F.D.Roosevelt; "the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city"

    Synonyms:
    obloquy, opprobrium

    Antonyms:
    fame, renown, celebrity

  2. infamy(noun)

    evil fame or public reputation

    Synonyms:
    opprobrium

    Antonyms:
    fame, renown, celebrity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. infamy(n)

    Synonyms:
    disgrace, ignominy, odium, obloquy, opprobrium

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "infamy":

    obscenity, shame

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#8184shame
#11185degradation
#12132humiliation
#15811despair
#17209contempt
#21253oblivion
#26615disgrace
#36428obscurity
#36900discredit
#39180obscenity
#57568infamy
#59800dishonor
#89194disrepute
#135732ignominy
#166114opprobrium
#291648obloquy
#314700contumely

How to use infamy in a sentence?

  1. David Yepsen:

    I think Democrats are going to be pleased, he's not going to go far enough to quiet the critics. This was no 'day of infamy' speech.

  2. Franklin D. Roosevelt:

    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.

  3. Akhlak-i-Jalali:

    All property which comes to hand by means of violence, or infamy, or baseness, however large it may be, is tainted and unblest. On the other hand, whatever is obtained by honest profit, small though it be, brings a blessing with it.*

  4. Hermes:

    From one Soul of the Universe are all Souls derived. . .Of these Souls there are many changes, some into a more fortunate estate, and some quite contrary. . .Not all human souls but only the pious ones are divine. Once separated from the body, and after the struggle to acquire piety, which consists in knowing God and injuring none, such a soul becomes all intelligence. The impious soul, however, punishes itself by seeking a human body to enter into, for no other body can receive a human soul it cannot enter the body of an animal devoid of reason. Divine law preserves the human soul from such infamy. . .The soul passeth from form to form and the mansions of her pilgrimage are manifold. Thou puttest off thy bodies as raiment and as vesture dost thou fold them up. Thou art from old, O Soul of Man yea, thou art from everlasting.

  5. Benjamin Franklin:

    Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.

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