(archaic) In England / Great Britain, a judicial punishment which deprived the infamous person of certain rights; this included a prohibition against holding public office, exercising the franchise, receiving a public pension, serving on a jury, or giving testimony in a court of law.
Origin of infamous
Middle English infamisfrom Latin īnfāmisin-notin–1fāmarenown, famebhā-2 in Indo-European roots
The infamous roads and the risks during the bridgeless season greatly hamper trade.
My first visit to the infamous room was disappointing.
Inflamed with lust, they made infamous proposals to her, and when repulsed they brought against her a false charge of adultery.
His adopted son was the infamous Nana Sahib.
There followed the infamous final words, "Sleeping, just sleeping."