[ noun ] the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed


renown celebrity

Used in print

(The Providence Journal...)

Berman , whose fame has rested in recent years on his skills as a night_club monologist , proved himself very much at_home in musical_comedy .

(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)

How , for_example , could a Voltaire understand the strange predicament in which a Rousseau would find himself when , soon after the furor of his first Discourse , he acquired still another title to fame ?

Ever since he had first begun to study music and to teach it , Rousseau had dreamed of piercing through to fame as the result of a successful opera .

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infamy honor

[ noun ] favorable public reputation

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infamy repute