how to pronounce infamy


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the above transcription of infamy is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

infamy is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of infamy in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… will live on in infamy so i really hope …”

meanings of infamy


  1. A reprehensible occurrence or situation.
  2. The state of being infamous.
  3. A reputation as being evil.
  4. A stigma attaching to a person's character that disqualifies them from being a witness.

infamy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word infamy occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics infamy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that infamy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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