Definitions for notorietyˌnoʊ təˈraɪ ɪ ti
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notoriety, ill fame(noun)
the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality
The condition of being infamous or notorious
Origin: From notorious, from notorius, from notus, perfect passive participle of nosco.
the quality or condition of being notorious; the state of being generally or publicly known; -- commonly used in an unfavorable sense; as, the notoriety of a crime
Origin: [Cf. F. notorit. See Notorious.]
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I don’t do it for notoriety.
One of the things that motivates at least a big chunk of them is the search for notoriety and fame.
I'm blown away by his notoriety, i still see my friend. I don't see the future leader of the world - yet.
It was not about notoriety. It was not about hatred. It was about the delusion, you give the word, and this ends with a life sentence.
First and foremost, it's a real easy song to play. Second, it's got a great beat. Third, it's got a lot of notoriety, meaning it must be naughty, so it must be fun.
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