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Negative ReputationPlay
Use 'infamous' to describe someone known for negative reasons, not just being unpopular. SlideThe politician became infamous for his corrupt practices.
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Widespread NotorietyPlay
'Infamous' implies that a person's bad reputation is recognized by many people, not just locally known. SlideThe spy became infamous across countries for his betrayals.
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Focus on ActionsPlay
The infamy usually comes from specific actions or behaviors, not merely poor quality. SlideThe company is infamous for its poor treatment of workers.