Infamousness vs Infamy - What's the difference?

infamousness | infamy |


As nouns the difference between infamousness and infamy

is that infamousness is the state or quality of being infamous; infamy while infamy is the state of being infamous.

infamousness

English

Noun

  • The state or quality of being infamous; infamy.
  • (Webster 1913)

    infamy

    English

    Noun

    (infamies)
  • The state of being infamous.
  • A reputation as being evil.
  • "Infamy', '''infamy - they've all got it in for me!" - Kenneth Williams as Julius Caesar in ''Carry On Cleo
    "A date which will live in infamy " - Franklin D. Roosevelt in response to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour