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Synonyms for notorious
noʊˈtɔr i əs, -ˈtoʊr-, nə-no·to·ri·ous

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  1. notoriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    ill-famed, infamous

  2. notoriousadjective

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-famed, infamous, notoriousadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. notoriousadjective

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

  2. notoriousadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. notoriousadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "notorious":

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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1846allowed
#2717famous
#3799recognized
#10666renowned
#10818celebrated
#13082notorious
#16937infamous
#22360famed
#32208undisputed

How to use notorious in a sentence?

  1. Professor Robert Jackson:

    Evarcha culicivora has a particular hankering for Anopheles mosquitoes – the very mosquitoes notorious for being malaria vectors, this little spider is a predator that likes us and eats our enemies.

  2. Nick Marro:

    The most notorious allegations have been levied against Chinese investment in Africa, which often sees large, state-owned companies set up shop, bring in workers from China -- as opposed to hiring locally -- and then re-export mined raw materials back home.

  3. Brady Boyd:

    We feel the open carrying of weapons is part of a violent culture and we kind of want to push back against open carry and gun violence, we welcome you to worship. We love the fact that you’re here, but please leave the gun in the car. Church shootings have been a disturbing fact for decades, according to BuckeyeFirearms.org, which listed instances dating back to 1974. The most notorious shooting occurred last June, when a 21-year-old white supremacist named Dylann Storm Roof gunned down nine strangers at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston, South Carolina, after praying with them for more than an hour. Last month, the FBI provided security training for 165 faith leaders at its Dallas headquarters. The key is to be proactive and plan for it ahead of time and train for it ahead of time, so in the unlikely event something does happen, you're ready and prepared to deal with that situation, John Smith, risk management director with the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, said. Michael Lanford, co-owner of SC Firearms Training, provides firearm training and consulting for churches throughout South Carolina. Michael Lanford helps clients hiring outside security teams or to form their own. Michael Lanford, who has a background in the military and law enforcement, said taking down an active shooter in a church requires unique reactions, and that safety and training are critical.

  4. Art Caplan:

    Giving out Ambien or Provigil sleep aids 'like candy' as alleged is still dangerous and irresponsible because these drugs have notorious side effects, you really don't want to be cavalier about it. These drugs are prescription for a reason -- not the same as an over-the-counter drug.

  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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