meaning of blaspheme

blaspheme meaning in General Dictionary

To utter blasphemy

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  • To discuss about it or target with impious irreverence to revile impiously such a thing sacred concerning blaspheme the Holy Spirit
  • utter obscenities or profanities
  • discuss about it in an irreverent or impious fashion
  • To speak of, or target, with impious irreverence; to revile impiously (any such thing sacred); as, to blaspheme the Holy Spirit.
  • Figuratively, of people and things maybe not religiously sacred, but held in high honor: To calumniate; to revile; to abuse.
  • To utter blasphemy.

blaspheme meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-14c., from Old French blasfemer "to blaspheme" (14c., contemporary French blasph


blaspheme - French to English

blasphemy


blaspheme meaning in General Dictionary

(v.) To discuss about it, or address, with impious irreverence; to revile impiously (something sacred); as, to blaspheme the Holy Spirit.

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  • (v.) Figuratively, of individuals and things maybe not religiously sacred, but held in high honor: To calumniate; to revile; to abuse.
  • (v. i.) To utter blasphemy.

Sentence Examples with the word blaspheme

Some of them, who denied that they had ever been Christians, had consented to pray to the gods, to adore the image of the emperor, and to blaspheme Christ; these he had dismissed.

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