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blaspheme Explained

blaspheme at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [I] [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Late Latin; Origin: blasphemare, from Greek, from blasphemos 'speaking evil']// to speak in a way that insults God or people's religious beliefs, or to use the names of God and holy things when swearing// -- blasphemer n [C] //

blaspheme at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

28 Moby Thesaurus words for "blaspheme":
abuse, accurse, anathematize, belittle, blast, calumniate,
confound, curse, damn, darn, decry, defame, deprecate, depreciate,
disparage, excommunicate, execrate, fulminate against, hex,
imprecate, malign, profane, put down, revile, swear,
throw a whammy, thunder against, vilify

Blaspheme at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Blaspheme \Blas*pheme"\ (bl[a^]s*f[=e]m"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Blasphemed} (-f[=e]md"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blaspheming}.]
[OE. blasfem[=e]n, L. blasphemare, fr. Gr. blasfhmei^n: cf.
F. blasph['e]mer. See {Blame}, v.]
1. To speak of, or address, with impious irreverence; to
revile impiously (anything sacred); as, to blaspheme the
Holy Spirit.

So Dagon shall be magnified, and God, Besides whom
is no god, compared with idols, Disglorified,
blasphemed, and had in scorn. --Milton.

How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge
and avenge thyself on all those who thus continually
blaspheme thy great and all-glorious name? --Dr. W.

2. Figuratively, of persons and things not religiously
sacred, but held in high honor: To calumniate; to revile;
to abuse.

You do blaspheme the good in mocking me. --Shak.

Those who from our labors heap their board,
Blaspheme their feeder and forget their lord.

Blaspheme \Blas*pheme"\, v. i.
To utter blasphemy.

He that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath
never forgiveness. --Mark iii.

blaspheme at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v 1: utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were
cursing loudly in the street" [syn: {curse}, {cuss}, {swear},
2: speak of in an irrevent or impious manner; "blaspheme God"

blaspheme at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » blasphémé|blasphème



From Ecclesiastical Inter: etyl » la|en Inter: term » blasphemo|blasphēmō|lang=la, from Inter: etyl » grc|en Inter: term » βλασφημέω|tr=blasfēmō|sc=Grek|lang=grc.


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˌblæsˈfiːm/|/ˌblɑːsˈfiːm/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈblæs.fim/


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • Things said against the Church or God.


    * Inter: sense » things said against the Church or God blasphemy


    Inter: trans-top » things said against the Church or God
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|богохулство|n
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|jumalanpilkka
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Blasphemie|f, Inter: t+ » de|Gotteslästerung|f
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|βλασφημία|f|tr=vlasfimia|sc=Grek

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|blasphemia|f|alt=blasphēmia
  • Persian: Inter: t- » fa|کفر گفتن، حمله به مقدسات
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|богохульство|n|tr=bogoxúl'stvo
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|hädelse|c, Inter: t- » sv|blasfemi

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-verb » blasphem|ing
  • To commit blasphemy; to speak against God or religious doctrine.
    1. Inter: RQ:Authorized Version » Mark|3|29
    2. : But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation.
    3. 1980, ''Category: w - :The Blues Brothers|The Blues Brothers:
    4. : Mrs. Murphy: Dont you blaspheme in here!''


      Inter: trans-top » to speak against God or religious doctrine

  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|جدف على|tr=jaddaf `alaa
  • Bulgarian: богохулствам
  • Dalmatian: Inter: tø » dlm|blasmur
  • Danish: bespotte
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|pilkata Jumalaa
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|blasphémer
  • Galician: Inter: t+ » gl|blasfemar
  • German: Inter: t- » de|blasphemieren, Inter: t- » de|Gott lästern
  • Gothic: {{tø|got|
  • blasphème at English (WD) Of Explained:



    Inter: fr-noun » m|sort=blaspheme
  • blasphemy

    Related terms

    * blasphémateur
    • blasphématoire
    • blasphémer

    Translation: br » blasphème
    Translation: el » blasphème
    Translation: fr » blasphème
    Translation: ko » blasphème
    Translation: io » blasphème
    Translation: pl » blasphème
    Translation: fi » blasphème
    Translation: vi » blasphème
    Translation: zh » blasphème

  • blasphémé at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » blasphème



    Inter: fr-past participle » sort=blaspheme
  • Inter: past participle of » blasphémer|lang=fr|sort=blaspheme

  • Translation: fr » blasphémé