What does blasphemous mean?

blasphemous meaning in General Dictionary

Speaking or writing blasphemy uttering or displaying everything impiously irreverent profane as a blasphemous individual containing blasphemy as a blasphemous guide a blasphemous caricature

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  • grossly irreverent toward understanding held is sacred
  • described as profanity or cursing
  • Speaking or composing blasphemy; uttering or displaying such a thing impiously irreverent; profane; as, a blasphemous individual; containing blasphemy; since, a blasphemous book; a blasphemous caricature.

blasphemous meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c., blasfemous, from Old French blasfemeus or directly from belated Latin blasphemus, from blasphemare (see blaspheme).


blasphemous meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Speaking or writing blasphemy; uttering or displaying everything impiously irreverent; profane; as, a blasphemous individual; containing blasphemy; because, a blasphemous book; a blasphemous caricature.


Sentence Examples with the word blasphemous

In 1763 he was condemned for blasphemous libel in his paper called the Free Enquirer (nine numbers only).

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