blasphemy


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  • noun

Synonyms for blasphemy

Synonyms for blasphemy

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

References in classic literature ?
I know your hobby is blasphemy," retorted the religious man, stung in the one live place of his nature.
With a turn for literary expression myself, and a penchant for forcible figures and phrases, I appreciated, as no other listener, I dare say, the peculiar vividness and strength and absolute blasphemy of his metaphors.
Once blasphemy against God was the greatest blasphemy; but God died, and therewith also those blasphemers.
cried Miss Sedley; for this was the greatest blasphemy Rebecca had as yet uttered; and in those days, in England, to say, "Long live Bonaparte
It would buy you twenty funerals and twenty plots," Saxon protested, shocked by this blasphemy of conventional death.
The attack must have all the shocking senselessness of gratuitous blasphemy.
LAHORE -- Police have arrested a Christian faith healer under the controversial blasphemy laws for having Islamic script on a sword he used to treat his clients, officials said Monday.
Qadri gunned down Taseer in Islamabad's Khosar Market in 2011, and confessed to murdering the provincial governor over his criticism of the country's blasphemy law.
During the course of proceedings, Justice (retd) Nazeer Akhtar counsel for Mumtaz Qadri argued that the accused was a straightforward man who had a justification for killing the former governor, admitting that whatever he did was in accordance with the dictates of the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him), because he was convinced that the victim had committed blasphemy by calling the blasphemy law a black law.
During the hearing Justice Aa[euro]sA(r) Mian Nazir Akhter, counsel of petitioner while arguing before the court said that Mumtaz Qadri assassinated Salman Taseer, the then Punjab governor on committing blasphemy and defending the Asia Bibi, allegedly involve in blasphemy.
5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Coptic Solidarity launched an advocacy campaign in support of House Resolution 290 which calls for the global repeal of blasphemy laws.
Taseer was an outspoken critic of Pakistan's harsh blasphemy law - which carries the death penalty.
An archaic law in Iceland criminalizing blasphemy is under scrutiny, the Iceland Review reports.
Blasphemy is the act of insulting or showing a lack of reverence for God, religious or holy persons or things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable.
Two non-religious groups in New Zealand have urged the government to scrap blasphemy laws to boost the country's freedom of speech, following the Paris terror attacks.