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Synonyms for notorious
noʊˈtɔr i əs, -ˈtoʊr-, nə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-famed, infamous, notorious(adj)

    known widely and usually unfavorably

    "a notorious gangster"; "the tenderloin district was notorious for vice"; "the infamous Benedict Arnold";

    Synonyms:
    infamous, ill-famed

    Antonyms:
    reputable

Wiktionary

  1. notorious(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    ill-famed, infamous

  2. notorious(adjective)

    Widely known, especially for something bad; infamous.

    Synonyms:
    infamous, ill-famed

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. notorious

    Synonyms:
    known, undisputed, recognized, allowed

    Antonyms:
    suspected, reported, reputed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. notorious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    open, overt, patent, manifest, obvious, apparent, evident, well-known

  2. notorious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    conspicuous (generally in a bad sense), noted, celebrated, famous, famed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. notorious(a)

    Synonyms:
    talked of, evident, obvious, noted, famous (usually unfavorable)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    infamous, famous, well-known, known, renowned, celebrated, famed

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How to use notorious in a sentence?

  1. Robert Field:

    Marlin are notorious for fighting so hard and for so long that they die of exhaustion. It’s quite common, even when the angler intends to release the fish unharmed.

  2. Erich Fromm:

    The lack of objectivity, as far as foreign nations are concerned, is notorious. From one day to another, another nation is made out to be utterly depraved and fiendish, while ones own nation stands for everything that is good and noble. Every action of the enemy is judged by one standardevery action of oneself by another. Even good deeds by the enemy are considered a sign of particular devilishness, meant to deceive us and the world, while our bad deeds are necessary and justified by our noble goals which they serve.

  3. Efraim Zuroff:

    He was a notorious, fanatical anti-Semite.

  4. Joshua Wong:

    All these weapons are imported from the United States. Given the innumerable proof of police brutality in recent protests, all countries should call a halt to the sale of arms to the notorious Hong Kong Police.

  5. Fadel Gheit:

    Petrobras is great at over-promising and under-delivering. They are notorious in the industry, i don't know how anyone takes them seriously.


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