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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-muh s]
    • /ˈfeɪ məs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-muh s]
    • /ˈfeɪ məs/

Definitions of famousness word

  • adjective famousness having a widespread reputation, usually of a favorable nature; renowned; celebrated: a famous writer. Synonyms: famed, notable, illustrious. Antonyms: unknown, obscure. 1
  • adjective famousness Informal. first-rate; excellent: The singer gave a famous performance. 1
  • adjective famousness notorious (used pejoratively). 1
  • noun famousness The condition of being famous; fame. 1

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Origin of famousness

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English < Anglo-French < Latin fāmōsus. See fame, -ous

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Parts of speech for Famousness


famousness popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

famousness usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for famousness

noun famousness

  • acclaim — If someone or something is acclaimed, they are praised enthusiastically.
  • celebrity — A celebrity is someone who is famous, especially in areas of entertainment such as films, music, writing, or sport.
  • distinction — a marking off or distinguishing as different: His distinction of sounds is excellent.
  • greatness — unusually or comparatively large in size or dimensions: A great fire destroyed nearly half the city.
  • illustrious — highly distinguished; renowned; famous: an illustrious leader.

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