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Synonyms for notoriety
ˌnoʊ təˈraɪ ɪ ti

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  1. notorietynoun

    ill fame, infamy

  2. notorietynoun

    The condition of being infamous or notorious

    infamy, ill fame

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. notoriety

    Fame is the widely disseminated report of a person's character, deeds, or abilities, and is oftenest used in the favorable sense. Reputation and repute are more limited than fame, and may be either good or bad. Notoriety is evil repute or a dishonorable counterfeit of fame. Eminence and distinction may result from rank, station, or character. Celebrity is limited in range; we speak of local celebrity, or world-wide fame. Fame in its best sense may be defined as the applause of numbers; renown, as such applause worthily won; we speak of the conqueror's fame, the patriot's renown. Glory and honor are of good import; honor may be given for qualities or acts that should not win it, but it is always given as something good and worthy; we can speak of an evil fame, but not of evil honor; glory has a more exalted and often a sacred sense.

    celebrity, credit, distinction, eminence, fame, glory, honor, laurels, renown, reputation, repute

    contempt, contumely, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, humiliation, ignominy, infamy, oblivion, obscurity, shame

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. notoriety

    publicity, vogue, repute, celebrity, knowledge certainty

    privacy, secrecy, concealment, obscurity, mystery, suspicion, rumor, whisper

Princeton's WordNet

  1. notoriety, ill famenoun

    the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality

    ill fame

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. notorietynoun

    repute (generally in a bad sense), reputation, celebrity, fame, name, note, vogue, figure

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. notorietynoun

    repute (unfavorable), publicity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "notoriety":

    reputation, renown, visibility

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  1. Attorney Daniel King:

    It sounded like Mr. Brauchler was suggesting that Mr. Holmes might have done this for notoriety, look at the video, and you tell me if you would do this for notoriety.

  2. Tom Lauder:

    She's copying the Kardashian type syndrome where people get famous and stay famous just for being famous, it's more about notoriety and getting on talk shows and being called a face of young conservatives and her actions don't back it up.

  3. Kyle Bristow:

    If her goal is chaos and notoriety and money, then this is the right way to go about it, if her goal is to win in court, then this sort of thing will not please most judges.

  4. Jacinda Ardern:

    The families of the fallen will have justice, he may have sought notoriety, but we in New Zealand will give him nothing. Not even his name.

  5. Bill Polian:

    It's just a question of a person who's lived a great life, great professional life, contributed to every community he's ever been in, including the University of Tennessee, where a street is named after him, and it's just an attempt to gain notoriety for others by smearing a good person.

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