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blasphemy

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Noun
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blas=phe=my
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5 in 4 verses (in NT : 5 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

blasphemyn. [L. blasphemia, Gr. : cf. OF. blasphemie.].
  •  An indignity offered to God in words, writing, or signs; impiously irreverent words or signs addressed to, or used in reference to, God; speaking evil of God; also, the act of claiming the attributes or prerogatives of deity.  [1913 Webster]
    " When used generally in statutes or at common law, blasphemy is the use of irreverent words or signs in reference to the Supreme Being in such a way as to produce scandal or provoke violence."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Figuratively, of things held in high honor: Calumny; abuse; vilification.  [1913 Webster]
    "Punished for his blasphemy against learning."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

blasphemy, n. (pl. -ies)
1 profane talk.
2 an instance of this.

Derivative
blasphemous adj. blasphemously adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF blasfemie f. eccl.L f. Gk blasphemia slander, blasphemy

THESAURUS

blasphemy

abuse, affront, anathema, ban, befouling, billingsgate, blasphemousness, commination, curse, cursing, cussing, damnation, denunciation, desecration, evil eye, excommunication, execration, fulmination, hex, impiety, imprecation, indignity, insult, malison, malocchio, profanation, profaneness, profanity, proscription, sacrilege, sacrilegiousness, scurrility, swearing, thundering, violation, vituperation, whammy

ROGET THESAURUS

blasphemy

Impiety

N impiety, sin, irreverence, profaneness, profanity, profanation, blasphemy, desecration, sacrilege, scoffing, hypocrisy, pietism, cant, pious fraud, lip devotion, lip service, lip reverence, misdevotion, formalism, austerity, sanctimony, sanctimoniousness, pharisaism, precisianism, sabbatism, sabbatarianism, odium theologicum, sacerdotalism, bigotry blue laws, hardening, backsliding, declension, perversion, reprobation, sinner, scoffer, blasphemer, sacrilegist, sabbath breaker, worldling, hypocrite, Tartufe, Mawworm, bigot, saint, Pharisee, sabbatarian, formalist, methodist, puritan, pietist, precisian, religionist, devotee, ranter, fanatic, juramentado, the wicked, the evil, the unjust, the reprobate, sons of men, sons of Belial, the wicked one, children of darkness, impious, irreligious, desecrating, profane, irreverent, sacrilegious, blasphemous, un-hallowed, un-sanctified, un-regenerate, hardened, perverted, reprobate, hypocritical, canting, pietistical, sanctimonious, unctuous, pharisaical, overrighteous, righteous over much, bigoted, fanatical, priest-ridden, under the mask of religion, under the cloak of religion, under the pretense of religion, under the form of religion, under the guise of religion, giovane santo diavolo vecchio.


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