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blasphemy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of blasphemy

  1. an act of great disrespect shown to God or to sacred ideas, people, or things <in the 17th century the Quakers were persecuted for beliefs and practices that older churches regarded as blasphemies> Synonyms defilement, desecration, impiety, irreverence, profanation, sacrilege Related Words cursing, profanity, swearing; affront, insult; violation; contamination, corruption, debasement, pollution; sin, trespass Near Antonyms consecration, purification, sanctification; reverence, veneration Antonyms adoration, glorification, worship





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