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    Famous X Famed?

    What's the diffrence between these two adjectives: famous and famed?

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    Re: Famous X Famed?

    Famed means that someone or something is know for a quality, talent or achievement. You could be a famed scientist (known to other scientists), without being famous (widely known).

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