Definitions for notorietyˌnoʊ təˈraɪ ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

no•to•ri•e•tyˌnoʊ təˈraɪ ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the state or quality of being notorious.

  2. Chiefly Brit. a notorious person.

    Category: British

Origin of notoriety:

1585–95; < ML nōtōrietās <nōtōri(us)notorious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. notoriety, ill fame(noun)

    the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality


  1. notoriety(Noun)

    The condition of being infamous or notorious

  2. Origin: From notorious, from notorius, from notus, perfect passive participle of nosco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Notoriety(noun)

    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

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