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ˌnoʊ təˈraɪ ɪ tino·to·ri·ety

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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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. notorit. See Notorious.]

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  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

Examples of notoriety in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Chris Hurst:

    What we are starting to see is continued boldness from people who want to commit murders in cold blood for notoriety, i have no words for him. I have no thoughts for him.

  3. Ernesto Araujo:

    This has gained a lot of notoriety without corresponding to reality. We have an environmental policy with full commitment to the environment and the rational use of natural resources, we are convinced that our agriculture is entirely sustainable and one of the most sustainable in the world.

  4. Tom Lauder:

    She's copying the Kardashian type syndrome where people get famous and stay famous just for being famous, it's more about notoriety and getting on talk shows and being called a face of young conservatives and her actions don't back it up.

  5. George Conway:

    It was an unusual situation, especially in politics, or Washington, and certainly in Republican politics... it's very unusual for a husband to get his notoriety and power through his wife. It's usually the other way around, people are always saying,' George and you should write a book, George and you should come to Harvard and speak,' you know side by side and we should do all that, and I think,' oh, OK,' but then I'd have to give him my power.

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