Blasphemer



to speak impiously or irreverently of (God or sacred things).
to speak evil of; slander; abuse.
to speak irreverently of God or sacred things; utter impieties.
Historical Examples

The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy Jacob Burckhardt
Burlesques William Makepeace Thackeray
Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories Mark Twain
The Well of Saint Clare Anatole France
The Inferno August Strindberg
The Story of Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland and of the new Gospel of Interpretation Edward Maitland
The Red and the Black Stendhal
Curious Punishments of Bygone Days Alice Morse Earle
Legends August Strindberg

verb
(transitive) to show contempt or disrespect for (God, a divine being, or sacred things), esp in speech
(intransitive) to utter profanities, curses, or impious expressions
v.

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