Pronunciation: (in'fu-mē),[key] —n., —pl.-miesfor 3. 1. extremely bad reputation, public reproach, or strong condemnation as the result of a shameful, criminal, or outrageous act: a time that will live in infamy. 2. infamous character or conduct.
3. an infamous act or circumstance.
4. Law.loss of rights, incurred by conviction of an infamous offense.