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Definition of Notoriety

  NOTORIETY   noun
The fame of one's competitor for public honors.  The kind of renown most accessible and acceptable to mediocrity.  A Jacob's-ladder leading to the vaudeville stage, with angels ascending and descending.

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The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911


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