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infamous (adj) notorious.
To be infamous is to be well known for being bad or morally evil. An infamous murderer is a notorious murderer, that is, a murderer well known for his brutality. An infamous criminal is a notorious criminal, known for his criminal activities. Infamous tactics are evil tactics which have attracted the notice of all.
- The infamous attempt of Hitler to eliminate all Jews makes every one wonder if there can be such cruel human beings in Godís creation.
- His infamous speech inciting people to violence led to his arrest by the police on charges of instigating violence and disloyalty to an elected government.