KJV Dictionary Definition: infamy


IN'FAMY, n. L. infamia; in and fama, report.

1. Total loss of reputation; public disgrace. Avoid the crimes and vices which expose men to infamy.

2. Qualities which are detested and despised; qualities notoriously bad and scandalous; as the infamy of an action.

3. In law, that loss of character or public disgrace which a convict incurs, and by which a person is rendered incapable of being a witness or juror.