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Another word for blasphemy

NOUN

  1. An act of disrespect or impiety toward something regarded as sacred

    See also:

    sacred

  2. A profane or obscene term

Synonym Study

  • Swearing and cursing , 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
  • Profanity applies to language that makes impious use of sacred names
  • Blasphemy , the strongest of the following terms, is used of a remark deliberately mocking or contemptuous of God or something held as sacred