Blasphemes



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

Flowers of Freethought George W. Foote
Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2 Gustave Flaubert
A Monk of Cruta E. Phillips Oppenheim
English Secularism George Jacob Holyoake
Flowers of Freethought George W. Foote
For the Faith Evelyn Everett-Green
Looking Back Merrick Abner Richardson
Delacroix Paul G. Konody
The Wedding Ring T. De Witt Talmage
The Social Cancer Jos Rizal

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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