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Adj.1.ill-famed - known widely and usually unfavorably; "a notorious gangster"; "the tenderloin district was notorious for vice"; "the infamous Benedict Arnold";
disreputable - lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance
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Where everything maimed, ill-famed, lustful, untrustful, over-mellow, sickly-yellow and seditious, festereth pernicious:--
I do not know why I had an inkling that it would appeal to Strickland's sense of humour to bring a furious stockbroker over to Paris on a fool's errand to an ill-famed house in a mean street.
Against cruel death neither Typhoeus shall avail you nor ill-famed Chimera, but here shall the Earth and shining Hyperion make you rot.'
There were moments, indeed, at night, when, lying sleepless in his own delicately scented chamber, or in the sordid room of the little ill-famed tavern near the docks which, under an assumed name and in disguise, it was his habit to frequent, he would think of the ruin he had brought upon his soul with a pity that was all the more poignant because it was purely selfish.
I am the wife of the famed or ill-famed Prashant Kanojia who has been detained by the UP Police under direct directives of the designated Chief minister of the state."
? The Leopard Jerry's Lane, Short Heath Another junction pub, The Leopard had an ill-famed reputation and, in 2016, the derelict boozer was ravaged by fire in an arson attack.
Hundreds of people fled and a number of others have so far been killed in the ill-famed Rukban refugee camp in al-Tanf region of Homs which has been occupied by the US and its affiliated militants at the borders with Iraq.
Gullu Butt, the ill-famed baton-wielding man who was charged with vandalising vehicles in the Model Town Incident of 2014, approached Qadri at Supreme Court and gave him a hug.
Ayub Khan Regime; CPNE, PFUJ, APNS and other media associations through the unity with pro-active political and civil society activists, had compelled the dictator to annul the ill-famed Press and Publications Ordinance.
It was surprising to see the report that the ill-famed Pappu construction company, instead of getting punishment, is going to be rewarded with another construction contract - construction of the Nepal Rastra Bank building!
Shifting of the 12 daughters of Kashmir on physical remand was also done by the ill-famed agency through a court in New Delhi, the leaders of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Islamabad chapter said here at a press conference.
On April 4, 1945 four months before the surrender of Japan, his unit left the Wonsan base and refueled at Busan airfield (now Gimhae International Airport, South Korea) and flew to the ill-famed suicide squad Kanoya Air Base in Kyushu, Japan.