lese majesty


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Synonyms for lese majesty

lack of proper respect

Synonyms for lese majesty

a crime that undermines the offender's government

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The country's lese majesty laws protect the Thai royal family, making it an offence to insult the monarchy.
Beethoven, of course, provided cadenzas for the concerti; Gould, in a characteristic act of lese majesty, inserts his own.
It wasn't that the cast was guilty of lese majesty to the Bard's sacred text, which, after all, requires massive transfusions of imagination if it is to come off as more than a theatrical mummy.