Known and Notorious


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Known adjective – Apprehended with certainty.
Notorious is a synonym for known in famous topic. In some cases you can use "Notorious" instead an adjective "Known", when it comes to topics like characteristic, familiar, recognized. popular alternative
Nearby Words: know, knowing
Synonyms for Known


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Notorious adjective – Not respectable.
Known is a synonym for notorious in familiar topic. You can use "Known" instead an adjective "Notorious", if it concerns topics such as famous. popular alternative
Nearby Word: notoriety
Synonyms for Notorious

Things that words describes

part known part notorious part
member known member notorious member
group known group notorious group
family known family notorious family
Other nouns: reputation, series, use, figure, example, game, vampire, thief, criminal, artist, instance, history, version, murderer, killer, terrorist, criminals, cases, examples, villains.

Both words in one sentence

  • Anime / Fang of the Sun Dougram Wham Episode: The first episode is well-known and notorious for opening with a scene that shows the wrecked, destroyed Dougram in the sand and the implication that only Canary survived.
  • One of the Cleveland Browns' notorious playoff failures is known as "Red Right 88", the name of the play called that resulted in a game-ending interception.
  • Samuel Conway, also known as Uncle Kage, is notorious and much-loved for his delightfully over-the-top persona in public.
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