notorious

Part of speech: adverb

Notoriously.

Part of speech: noun

Notoriousness.

Part of speech: adjective

Commonly and unfavorably known.

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Usage examples "notorious":

  1. A daughter of the beautiful and almost notorious Mrs. Ballantree MacDonald! - "The Heather-Moon", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.
  2. Her heart had contracted at the words, for the cruelty of Isom Chase was notorious. - "The Bondboy", George W. (George Washington) Ogden.
  3. She was unaware that Godfrey Elton was notorious among his friends for saying the wrong thing to the right people. - "Patricia Brent, Spinster", Herbert Jenkins.