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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To speak with disrespect. 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.

Usage examples (24)
  • Men blaspheme what they do not know.
  • The word blaspheme originally means to speak evil of any one, to injure by words, to blame unjustly.
  • Because to blaspheme is to utter an affront or insult against the Creator.
  • Some people may believe, but choose to "blaspheme" in order to make a statement about something else. for more
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