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in•fa•mous



Pronunciation: (in'fu-mus), [key]
adj.
1. having an extremely bad reputation: an infamous city.
2. deserving of or causing an evil reputation; shamefully malign; detestable: an infamous deed.
3. Law.
a. deprived of certain rights as a citizen, as a consequence of conviction of certain offenses.
b. of or pertaining to offenses involving such deprivation.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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