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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·fa·my /-mi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·fa·my n.; pl. Infamies
 1. Total loss of reputation; public disgrace; dishonor; ignominy; indignity.
    The afflicted queen would not yield, and said she would not . . . submit to such infamy.   --Bp. Burnet.
 2. A quality which exposes to disgrace; extreme baseness or vileness; as, the infamy of an action.
 3. Law That loss of character, or public disgrace, which a convict incurs, and by which he is at common law rendered incompetent as a witness.
    Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 -- a day which will live in infamy, . . .   --Franklin D. Roosevelt.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a state of extreme dishonor; "a date which will live in
           infamy"- F.D.Roosevelt; "the name was a by-word of scorn
           and opprobrium throughout the city" [syn: opprobrium]
           [ant: fame]
      2: evil fame or public reputation [ant: fame]