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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Notoriety \No`to*ri"e*ty\ (n[=o]`t[-o]*r[imac]"[-e]*t[y^]), n. [Cf. F. notori['e]t['e]. See Notorious.] The quality or condition of being notorious; the state of being generally or publicly known; -- commonly used in an unfavorable sense; as, the notoriety of a crime. [1913 Webster] They were not subjects in their own nature so exposed to public notoriety. --Addison. [1913 Webster]