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[mass noun] The state of being held in low esteem by the public; disrepute.
disgrace, shame, discredit, humiliation, degradation, ignominy, scandal, infamy, disrepute, ill repute, loss of face, disfavour, ill favour, unpopularity, ill fame, notoriety, debasement, abasement, odium, opprobrium, obloquyView synonyms
- ‘John Walker was bound ‘for being in a Notorious house with a woman of known ill fame and Reputation.’
- ‘Not yet discouraged, the crew proceeded to better haunts of ill fame.’
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