blasphemous

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adjective blas·phe·mous \ˈblas-fə-məs\

Definition of blasphemous

  1. :  impiously irreverent :  profane a blasphemous writer a blasphemous epithet The claims were blasphemous.

blasphemously

adverb

blasphemousness

noun

Examples of blasphemous in a sentence

  1. Catholics used to believe that anyone but a priest touching a consecrated wafer was blasphemous.

Origin and Etymology of blasphemous

see blaspheme


First Known Use: 15th century



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