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Blasphemy synonyms
blăs'fə-mē
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An impious act or remark
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  1. An impious act or remark
  2. Lack of respect or dutifulness, as toward a parent
  3. Lack of reverence for God
The intentional desecration or disrespectful treatment of a person, place, thing, or idea held sacred
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  1. The intentional desecration or disrespectful treatment of a person, place, thing, or idea held sacred
  2. Desecration, profanation, misuse, or theft of something regarded as sacred.
  3. The act of appropriating to oneself or to secular use, or of violating, what is consecrated to God or religion
The state or quality of being profane
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  1. The state or quality of being profane
  2. (Countable) Obscene, lewd or abusive language.
  3. Something profane; esp., profane language or the use of profane language
Lack of reverence or due respect.
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  1. Lack of reverence or due respect.
  2. The condition of not being treated with reverence
  3. An act or statement showing this
Lack of respect, esteem, or courteous regard.
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  1. Lack of respect, esteem, or courteous regard.
The act of swearing, or making an oath.
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  1. The act of swearing, or making an oath.
The act of one who curses.
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An obscene remark, act, event, etc.
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  1. An obscene remark, act, event, etc.
  2. Indecency, lewdness, or offensiveness in behavior, expression, or appearance.
  3. Something, such as a word, act, or expression, that is indecent or lewd.
The property of being lewd.
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  1. The property of being lewd.
  2. Indecent behavior offensive to observers. Indecent behavior offensive to observers.
The act of one who scoffs; derision; mockery.
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The act or an instance of profaning; desecration.
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  1. The act or an instance of profaning; desecration.
  2. A profaning or being profaned; desecration; defilement
The quality of being profane; profanity.
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A desecrating or being desecrated
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  1. A desecrating or being desecrated
  2. An act of disrespect or impiety towards something considered sacred.
A desecrating or being desecrated
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  1. A desecrating or being desecrated
  2. An act of disrespect or impiety towards something considered sacred.
The act or an instance of profaning; desecration.
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  1. The act or an instance of profaning; desecration.
  2. A profaning or being profaned; desecration; defilement
Desecration, profanation, misuse, or theft of something regarded as sacred.
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  1. Desecration, profanation, misuse, or theft of something regarded as sacred.
  2. The intentional desecration or disrespectful treatment of a person, place, thing, or idea held sacred
  3. The act of appropriating to oneself or to secular use, or of violating, what is consecrated to God or religion
The act of breaching the law; contravening a duty or right.
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  1. The act of breaching the law; contravening a duty or right.
  2. The act or an instance of violating or the condition of being violated:
  3. A violating or being violated
A profane word or phrase; a swearword.
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  1. A profane word or phrase; a swearword.
  2. A calling on God or the gods to send evil or injury down on some person or thing
  3. A profane, obscene, or blasphemous oath, imprecation, etc. expressing hatred, anger, vexation, etc.
A term used as a descriptive substitute for the name or title of a person, such as The Great Emancipator for Abraham Lincoln.
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  1. A term used as a descriptive substitute for the name or title of a person, such as The Great Emancipator for Abraham Lincoln.
  2. (Biology) A word in the scientific name of an organism following the name of the genus and denoting a species, subspecies, variety, or cultivar, as sativa in Lactuca sativa.
  3. A descriptive name or title (Ex.: Philip the Fair, America the Beautiful)
A word, phrase, etc. not needed for the sense but used merely to fill out a sentence or metrical line, for grammar, rhythm, balance, etc.
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  1. A word, phrase, etc. not needed for the sense but used merely to fill out a sentence or metrical line, for grammar, rhythm, balance, etc.
  2. A word or phrase that does not contribute any meaning but is added only to fill out a sentence or a metrical line.
  3. An oath or exclamation, esp. an obscenity
An irreverent or blasphemous use of the name of God or something held sacred.
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  1. An irreverent or blasphemous use of the name of God or something held sacred.
  2. A solemn swearing to the truth of statements delivered orally and/or in written form. Making of false statements while under oath may result in prosecution for perjury. An affidavit is a written oath. See also affirmation. A solemn swearing to the truth of statements delivered orally and/or in written form. Making of false statements while under oath may result in prosecution for perjury. An affidavit is a written oath. See also affirmation.
  3. A swearword; curse
A word or phrase used in swearing or cursing; profane or obscene word or phrase
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  1. A word or phrase used in swearing or cursing; profane or obscene word or phrase
  2. Alternative spelling of swear word.
A person, esp. one regarded as bad-tempered, annoying, etc.
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  1. A person, esp. one regarded as bad-tempered, annoying, etc.
  2. A stubborn or annoying person or animal.
  3. A curse.

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
Find another word for blasphemy. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for blasphemy, like: impiety, sacrilege, profanity, irreverence, disrespect, swearing, cursing, obscenity, lewdness, reviling and scoffing.