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.
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(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
uttering, containing, or exhibiting blasphemy; irreverent; profane. Contemporary Examples Mitch’s Brotastic Victory Bash Olivia Nuzzi November 4, 2014 Historical Examples The Jessica Letters: An Editor’s Romance Paul Elmer More The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume IV. Thomas Paine Tales of Space and Time Herbert George Wells The Return of the Soldier Rebecca West Tell England […]
uttering, containing, or exhibiting blasphemy; irreverent; profane. Contemporary Examples What Mary Thought: ‘The Testament of Mary’ by Colm Tóibín Benjamin Lytal November 17, 2012 How Anti-Islam Movie Helps the Taliban Sami Yousafzai September 17, 2012 What Mary Thought: ‘The Testament of Mary’ by Colm Tóibín Benjamin Lytal November 17, 2012 Historical Examples The Cloister and […]
a sudden and violent gust of wind: Wintry blasts chilled us to the marrow. the blowing of a trumpet, whistle, etc.: One blast of the siren was enough to clear the street. a loud, sudden sound or noise: The radio let out an awful blast before I could turn it off. a forcible stream of […]
any undifferentiated or immature cell.