What does notoriety mean?

Definitions for notorietyˌnoʊ təˈraɪ ɪ ti

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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

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. notorit. See Notorious.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of notoriety in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of notoriety in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sean Higgins:

    I don’t do it for notoriety.

  2. Executive Director J. Pete Blair:

    One of the things that motivates at least a big chunk of them is the search for notoriety and fame.

  3. Reginald Davis:

    I'm blown away by his notoriety, i still see my friend. I don't see the future leader of the world - yet.

  4. Tamara Brady:

    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.

  5. Dan Gross:

    Notoriety serves as a reward for these killers and as a call-to-action for others who would seek to do similar harm in the name of infamy.

Images & Illustrations of notoriety

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