Enfame vs Infame - What's the difference?

enfame | infame |


As a verb enfame

is (archaic) to make famous.

As an adjective infame is

infamous, nefarious, villainous.

enfame

English

Verb

(enfam)
  • (archaic) to make famous
  • *{{quote-book, 1880, title=, author=Richard Burton (translator)
  • , passage=Him, for his exploits exc'ellent to reward, God gave in shortest space a gallant son, whose arm to 'noble and enfame was fain the warlike name of Lusitania's reign.}}

    infame

    English

    Verb

    (infam)
  • (obsolete) To defame; to make infamous.
  • (Milton)
  • * Francis Bacon
  • Livia is infamed for the poisoning of her husband.
    (Webster 1913) ----