Famous vs Fameless - What's the difference?

famous | fameless | Antonyms |

Famous is an antonym of fameless.


As adjectives the difference between famous and fameless

is that famous is well known while fameless is (chiefly|obsolete) without fame.

famous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Well known.
  • In the public eye.
  • Some people are only famous within their city.

    Synonyms

    * famed, noted, celebrated, well-known, renowned * See

    Derived terms

    * famously * famous last words

    fameless

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (chiefly, obsolete) Without fame.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1834, author=, title=The Pilgrims Of The Rhine, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Sluggish are the spirits and base the lot of the men I am ordained to lead through a dull life to a fameless grave. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1915, author=William Crosbie Hunter, title=Evening Round Up, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=And in the midst of better conditions and brighter prospects the shameless, brainless, fameless bipeds pollute the atmosphere, poison hearts and plant discontent. }}

    Antonyms

    * famed * famous

    Anagrams

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