Fame and defame are two words that are sometimes confused, as they are not exact antonyms but they are related. We will examine the definitions of the words fame and defame, where they came from and some examples of their use in sentences.
ExamplesYet while so many of his peers — Willie, Waylon, Johnny — would be on a first-name basis with fame, Shaver continues his rolling attempt to introduce himself. (The Washington Post)
Not everyone who becomes newsworthy trades, and in deciding how much privacy anyone’s fame reasonably costs, it can be useful to ask what type of fame the person enjoys/endures. (The Guardian)
The BJP will send a legal notice to Sourav Chakraborty, the Trinamul MLA of Alipurduar, for remarks allegedly defaming the party. (The Telegraph India)
“The party must apologise for defaming Hindu culture, insulting Hindus,” he said at a public meeting in the Gandhi family’s home turf. (The Business Standard)