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infamynoun

uk   us   /ˈɪn.fə.mi/ formal
[U] the quality of being famous for something considered bad: The president described the attack as "a day that will live in infamy". [C] a bad and shocking act or event: For the relatives of those who had died in the war, the final infamy was the pardoning of the draft-dodgers.
Translations of “infamy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 臭名, 惡行…
in Chinese (Simplified) 臭名, 恶行…
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