blasphemy

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Synonyms for blasphemy

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an act of disrespect or impiety toward something regarded as sacred

a profane or obscene term

Synonyms for blasphemy

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

blasphemous behavior

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blasphemers were prosecuted "only when their blasphemies took on
This devotional work saw blasphemy as endemic in nineteenth century France and hoped prayers would nullify the enormous numbers of blasphemies.
Gerd Schwerhoff, Zungen wie Schwerter: Blasphemie in alteuropaischen gesellschaften 1200-1650; (Konstanz, 2005) has produced a survey of the earlier period with some focus upon Germany.
See Gerd Schwerhoff, "Starke Worte: Blasphemie als theatralische Inszenierung von Mannlichkeit an der Wende vom Mittelalter zur Fruhen Neuzeit" in Martin Dinges, ed.