Definition of blasphemous
: impiously irreverent : profane a blasphemous writer a blasphemous epithet The claims were blasphemous.
Examples of blasphemous in a Sentence
Catholics used to believe that anyone but a priest touching a consecrated wafer was blasphemous.
Recent Examples of blasphemous from the Web
While most of the hardware upgrades inherent in the DSi seem incremental at best – and the loss of the GBA slot alone seems blasphemous to many hardcore fans – the system is not without its charms.
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Origin and Etymology of blasphemous
First Known Use: 15th century
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