(--- Linguistics) A word or other grammatical element that has no meaning but is needed to fill a syntactic position, such as the words it and there in the sentences It's raining and There are many books on the table.
, in this connection, both refer to the utterance of profane oaths and imprecations, the latter more particularly to the calling down of evil upon someone or something
applies to language that makes impious use of sacred names
, the strongest of the following terms, is used of a remark deliberately mocking or contemptuous of God or something held as sacred
Find another word for blasphemy. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for blasphemy, like: obscenity, disrespect, cursing, irreverence, malediction, impiety, swearing, scoffing, lewdness, reviling and profanation.
He also had committed blasphemy by threatening the uniqueness of God's presence.
To say that man is precisely what God made him to be is sheer blasphemy.
It was blasphemy against any religion, including pagan religions.
Laughter and singing in particular seemed to her like a blasphemy, in face of her sorrow.
A few years after the establishment of the "Abode of Love," a peculiarly gross scandal, in which Prince and one of his female followers were involved, led to the secession of some of his most faithful friends, who were unable any longer to endure what they regarded as the amazing mixture of blasphemy and immorality offered for their acceptance.