[ US /ˌnoʊtɝˈaɪəti/ ]
[ UK /nˌə‍ʊtɔːɹˈa‍ɪ‍əti/ ]
  1. the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality
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How To Use notoriety In A Sentence

  • The Holy Alliance was the joint labour of an unfortunate man who had suffered a terrible mental shock and who was trying to pacify his much-disturbed soul, and of an ambitious woman who after a wasted life had lost her beauty and her attraction and who satisfied her vanity and her desire for notoriety by assuming the rôle of self-appointed Messiah of a new and strange creed. The Story of Mankind
  • She gained notoriety when she joined student protestors in Millbank Tower, the home of CCHQ, and tweeted live from within the kettle.
  • Nothing more could add to his notoriety except a deathbed conversion, and the Scottish bishop and historian Gilbert Burnet was to provide it.
  • An ad on this channel buys you notoriety, recognition and helps you reach 10,000 customers a day!
  • Such is the notoriety of the paintings, the auction at Gleneagles next month is expected to attract interest from a horde of international collectors who are expected to bid at least £30,000 for the pair.
  • After that he disappeared again, displaced by a parade of Mafia bagmen and enforcers, clearly thrilled by the opportunity to refresh their faded notoriety.
  • Virtually all those who have achieved prominence or notoriety have been exposed as mediocrities and rank scoundrels.
  • Interestingly, the author initially gained fame/notoriety for popularizing the team play concept in blackjack, making quite a score, getting banned in some casinos … More Video Games « Awful Library Books
  • The anarchist thrust is most effective in recovering those overtaken by fame (or notoriety) of a different kind. The Times Literary Supplement
  • The Black Cross of that book was the Golden Cross in Portobello Road, which tragically tarted itself up the week of publication, thus missing out on literary-tourist-trail notoriety.
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