blaspheme


blas·pheme

verb \blas-ˈfēm, ˈblas-ˌ\

: to talk about God or religion in a way that does not show respect

blas·phemedblas·phem·ing

Full Definition of BLASPHEME

intransitive verb
:  to utter blasphemy
transitive verb
1
:  to speak of or address with irreverence
2
:  revile, abuse
blas·phem·er \-ˈfē-mər; ˈblas-ˌfē-mər, -fə-mər\ noun

Examples of BLASPHEME

  1. He did not curse or blaspheme.
  2. people who have blasphemed against God
  3. people who have blasphemed God

Origin of BLASPHEME

Middle English blasfemen, from Late Latin blasphemare — more at blame
First Known Use: 14th century

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