NOTORIOUSLY in a Sentence

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notoriously
 ad.  in notorious manner; ; publicly; openly; plainly
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  He was notoriously dissolute with women.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
2  In these accomplishments the twins excelled, and they were equally outstanding in their notorious inability to learn anything contained between the covers of books.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
3  Belle Watling was the red-haired woman she had seen on the street the first day she came to Atlanta and by now, she was easily the most notorious woman in town.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
4  Belle Watling was the most notorious of the madams.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  She was sure that all the men on the street, even Guy Pollock and Sam Clark, leered at her in an interested hopeful way, as though she were a notorious divorcee.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
6  His mother had been in her youth a brilliant society woman, who had had during her married life, and still more afterwards, many love affairs notorious in the whole fashionable world.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 16
7  Alexander Vronsky, in spite of the dissolute life, and in especial the drunken habits, for which he was notorious, was quite one of the court circle.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 24
8  You know Count Vronsky, the notorious one.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 2
9  The offence had been committed within the district, and indeed in the immediate neighborhood of, a very notorious metropolitan police office.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
10  His father was the notorious Sir Jabez Gilchrist, who ruined himself on the turf.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
11  But the main reason lies in the one fact, which is notorious to everyone, and that is that Sir Eustace was a confirmed drunkard.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
12  Both Kuragin and Dolokhov were at that time notorious among the rakes and scapegraces of Petersburg.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX
13  "You, my little countess, are a notorious spendthrift," said the count, and having kissed his wife's hand he went back to his study.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVII
14  To him Davout was not merely a French general, but a man notorious for his cruelty.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER X
15  This Panchaud, alias Printanier, alias Bigrenaille, figured later on in many criminal trials, and became a notorious rascal.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER X—TARIFF OF LICENSED CABS: TWO FRANCS AN HOUR
Example Sentence:
1  Birth rates are notoriously difficult to predict.
2  The group has been notoriously fickle in the past.
3  The weather here is notoriously fickle.
4  Diplomats can be a notoriously unreliable and misleading source of information.
5  The animals are notoriously difficult to breed in captivity.
6  The US sees opportunities in a notoriously difficult market for imported goods and services.
7  The anger intensified after the team's lacklustre World Cup performances; Mr Ozil is notoriously languid, at times almost apathetic.
8  The surveys will be used to divide publications into buckets to screen out likely peddlers of misinformation; it's also betting on the notoriously fickle news judgment of the masses.
9  They could add a subset of public restrooms around the country where certain notorious events have taken place.
10  A notorious gangster; a district notorious for vice.
11  Though most of his contemporaries revile Captain Kidd as a notorious, bloody-handed pirate, some of his fellow merchant-captains believe him innocent of his alleged crimes.
12  The bar has become notorious as a meeting-place for drug dealers.
13  Thus ends the story of Reading's most notorious citizen.
14  The city is notorious for its red light district and strip clubs.