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Fame and renown - thesaurus

Synonyms

fame

noun

the state of being famous

renown

noun

formal the state of being famous and admired for a special skill or achievement

celebrity

noun

formal the state of being famous

prominence

noun

the state of being important or well known

greatness

noun

a position of power, success, or respect

stardom

noun

the state of being very famous, especially as a film star or entertainer

immortality

noun

the fact of being immortal or being famous enough to be remembered for a long time

notoriety

noun

a situation in which someone or something is famous for something bad

the spotlight

noun

a situation in which you get a lot of public attention

exposure

noun

things that are written or said about a person, product, event etc that make them well known

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claim to fame

the thing that makes a person or place famous or interesting

someone’s fifteen minutes of fame

a very short period when someone is famous and is often referred to in newspapers or on the television

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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