Notorious

No*to"ri*ous

(?), a. [L. notorius pointing out, making known, fr. noscere, notum, to known: cf. F. notoire. See Know.] Generally known and talked of by the public; universally believed to be true; manifest to the world; evident; -- usually in an unfavorable sense; as, a notorious thief; a notorious crime or vice.
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Your goodness,
Since you provoke me, shall be most notorious.
Shak.
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Syn. -- Distinguished; remarkable; conspicuous; celebrated; noted; famous; renowned.
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-- No*to"ri*ous*ly, adv. -- No*to"ri*ous*ness, n.
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