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Synonyms for blasphemy
ˈblæs fə miblas·phe·my

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  1. blasphemynoun

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

    worship, veneration, reverence, adoration

  2. blasphemynoun

    Irreverence toward something considered sacred or inviolable.

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

    veneration, adoration, worship, reverence

  3. blasphemynoun

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

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

    reverence, veneration, adoration, worship

  4. blasphemynoun

    The act of claiming the attributes of a deity.

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

    adoration, reverence, worship, veneration

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes

  1. blasphemy

    swearing, profaneness, impiety

    reverence, veneration, godliness

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. blasphemynoun

    impiety, irreverence, profanity

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  1. blasphemynoun

    sacrilege, calumny, profanity

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  1. List of paraphrases for "blasphemy":

    sacrilege, profanity, desecration, profanation, rowing

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How to use blasphemy in a sentence?

  1. King Jehovah Hohenzollern:

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

  2. Phelim Kine:

    The assassinations show how dangerous it is for politicians to challenge the blasphemy law. Militants will go to extreme measures for anyone who speaks for religious freedom or human rights.

  3. John Osborne:

    Censorship is the commonest social blasphemy because it is mostly concealed, built into us by indolence, self-interest and cowardice.

  4. Salman Rushdie:

    Where there is no belief, there is no blasphemy.

  5. Trev McKendry:

    Ilkhani, 21 -- were arrested in their hometown of Tehran on November 10, 2015by the Army of Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, according to the music blog Loudwire. Citing a letter from a friend of the band posted on the Canadian music site Metal Nation Radio, it says the two were charged with blasphemy, advertising against the system, forming and operating an underground record label that promotes the satanic metal/rock style of music, writing religious, atheistic, political and anarchistic lyrics, and interviewing with radio stations based in other nations. The letter said the pair had been held in Iran’s notorious Evin prison for nearly two months in solitary confinement, were only released on Feb. 5 after they paid 1,000,000,000 Rial( about $ 30,000), and now await trial. Trev McKendry, who posted the anonymous letter on Metal Nation Radio, posted a video on YouTube telling Confess that the global heavy metal community is behind them. I've taken [ spreading the word ] upon myself because my source, who is close to the band, reached out to me and specifically said that they asked me to help.

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