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Synonyms for blasphemy
ˈblæs fə miblas·phe·my

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  1. blasphemynoun

    profanation, swear, curse, cuss, violation, imprecation, profanity, execration, desecration, sacrilege

    veneration, worship, adoration, reverence

  2. blasphemynoun

    Irreverence toward something considered sacred or inviolable.

    profanation, cuss, swear, curse, imprecation, sacrilege, desecration, execration, violation, profanity

    reverence, worship, adoration, veneration

  3. blasphemynoun

    The act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for any religion's deity or deities.

    profanity, swear, cuss, execration, sacrilege, imprecation, violation, profanation, curse, desecration

    reverence, adoration, veneration, worship

  4. blasphemynoun

    The act of claiming the attributes of a deity.

    sacrilege, desecration, curse, profanation, violation, execration, profanity, imprecation, cuss, swear

    veneration, worship, reverence, adoration

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blasphemy

    In the highest sense, as in a court of justice, "an oath is a reverent appeal to God in corroboration of what one says," Abbott Law Dict.; an affidavit is a sworn statement made in writing in the presence of a competent officer; an adjuration is a solemn appeal to a person in the name of God to speak the truth. An oath is made to man in the name of God; a vow, to God without the intervention, often without the knowledge, of man. In the lower sense, an oath may be mere blasphemy or profane swearing. Anathema, curse, execration, and imprecation are modes of invoking vengeance or retribution from a superhuman power upon the person against whom they are uttered. Anathema is a solemn ecclesiastical condemnation of a person or of a proposition. Curse may be just and authoritative; as, the curse of God; or, it may be wanton and powerless: "so the curse causeless shall not come," Prov. xxvi, 2. Execration expresses most of personal bitterness and hatred; imprecation refers especially to the coming of the desired evil upon the person against whom it is uttered. Malediction is a general wish of evil, a less usual but very expressive word. Compare TESTIMONY.

    adjuration, affidavit, anathema, ban, blaspheming, curse, cursing, denunciation, execration, imprecation, malediction, oath, profane swearing, profanity, reprobation, swearing, sworn statement, vow

    benediction, benison, blessing

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blasphemy

    swearing, profaneness, impiety

    reverence, veneration, godliness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blasphemynoun

    blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)

    desecration, sacrilege, profanation

  2. profanation, desecration, blasphemy, sacrilegenoun

    blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character

    "desecration of the Holy Sabbath"

    desecration, sacrilege, profanation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blasphemynoun

    impiety, irreverence, profanity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blasphemynoun

    sacrilege, calumny, profanity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blasphemy":

    sacrilege, profanity, desecration, profanation, rowing

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  1. Salman Rushdie:

    Where there is no belief, there is no blasphemy.

  2. Cyril Almeida:

    The blasphemy law is almost incidental to the larger trend of a radicalized society that has slipped out of the control of a weak state.

  3. King Jehovah Hohenzollern:

    Hamlet knows a hawk from a handsaw, I know blasphemy from a lie and plagiarism from a bad decision.

  4. Reema Omer:

    After the launch of our report (into blasphemy legislation), we were told by hosts of TV talk shows that they have been cautioned against 'going too far' in their critique of the blasphemy law, especially after recent cases of blasphemy allegations against anchor persons and media houses.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The blasphemy law, whether Islamic or not, adopted by the majority of law markers display the respect for one's religious beliefs, within its moral, cultural, and religious-routes that abandon and restrict others, whether in a majority or minority, not to perform hatred, humiliation, insult, and disregard, and hurting the feelings, abusing its belief and its school of thought. As a fact, the blasphemy law executes a warning as traffic lights, to be careful for those who deliberately and knowingly behave to invite danger which indeed, mirrors an initial of self-suicide. It is also protective and educational, whereas opposing that means the license of freedom to abuse, insult, humiliate, and create hatred, whenever one wants and desires for its motives in the name of freedom of press and speech. In this context and concept, if one criticizes the will of the majority is a ridiculous view of point, which demonstrates and demands the minorities' authority on the law of majority that holds safeguard-prospects. As I realize that this law determines the peace, harmony, unity, and respect in multicultural societies; however, one should not practice that in the wrong and unjust way; it will be personal conduct to violate the law, which is not the definition of that law; it is a crime.

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