Pronunciation: (in'fu-mē), [key]
—pl. -mies for 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.
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