What does the word infamy mean?

Usage examples for infamy

  1. True, he had had no choice; and he had saved a woman from infamy. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  2. As they remained at the window looking out over this scene for a few minutes after the train had passed out of sight, it seemed to Owen that the gathering darkness was as a curtain that concealed from view the Infamy existing beyond. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  3. A part of this narrative is as follows: I shall furnish you with an account of the treatment that I, with other of my fellow citizens, received on board the Jersey and John prison ships, those monuments of British barbarity and infamy. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge