blasphemy

[n] - blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)
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blasphemy

Written or spoken insult directed against religious belief or sacred things with deliberate intent to outrage believers. Blasphemy was originally defined in the UK as `publishing any matter which...
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Blasphemy

Swearing in the name of God, denying the existence of God, saying evil things about God etc.
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Blasphemy

Blas'phe·my noun [ Latin blasphemia , Greek ... : confer Old French blasphemie .] 1. An indignity offered to God in words, writing, or signs; impiously irreverent words or signs addressed to, or used in reference to, God; speaking evil of God; also, the act of claiming the ...
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blasphemy

noun blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)
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Blasphemy

• (n.) Figuratively, of things held in high honor: Calumny; abuse; vilification. • (n.) An indignity offered to God in words, writing, or signs; impiously irreverent words or signs addressed to, or used in reference to, God; speaking evil of God; also, the act of claiming the attributes or prerogatives of deity.Blasphemy: words in the def...
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blasphemy

irreverence toward a deity or deities and, by extension, the use of profanity.
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blasphemy

blasphemy 1. Blasphemous language; expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred. 2. The act of depriving something of its sacred character. 3. A contemptuous or profane act, utterance, or writing concerning God or a sacred entity. 4. The act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God. 5. An irreverent or impious act, atti...
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Blasphemy

[disambiguation] Blasphemy is the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for a religious deity or the irreverence towards religious or holy persons or things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable. Blasphemy may also refer to: ==Books== ==Music== ===Songs=== == See also == ...
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blasphemy

blasphemy, in religion, words or actions that display irreverence toward or contempt for God or that which is held sacred. Blasphemy is regarded as an offense against the community to varying degrees, depending on the extent of the identification of a religion with the society at large or the govern...
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Blasphemy

To attribute to God that which is contrary to his nature and does not belong to him, and to deny what does or is a false reflection uttered with a malicious design of reviling God.
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Blasphemy

Blasphemy is the denying of the existence of God, assigning to him false attributes, or denying his true attributes; contumelious reproaches of Jesus; profane scoffing at the Holy Scriptures, or exposing them to ridicule and contempt. In Catholic countries it also includes the speaking contemptuously or disrespectfully of the Holy Virgin or the sai...
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blasphemy

Written or spoken insult directed against religious belief or sacred things with deliberate intent to outrage believers
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Blasphemy

Blasphemy is the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for a God, to religious or holy persons or things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable. Some countries have laws to punish religious blasphemy, while others have laws that allow those who are offended by blasphemy to punish blasphemers. Those laws may condon...
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