a : the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for God
b : the act of claiming the attributes of deity
: irreverence toward something considered sacred or inviolable
Examples of BLASPHEMY
- She was condemned by the church for uttering blasphemies.
- <in the 17th century the Quakers were persecuted for beliefs and practices that older churches regarded as blasphemies>
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