blasphemy

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Synonyms for blasphemy

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Synonyms for blasphemy

an act of disrespect or impiety toward something regarded as sacred

a profane or obscene term

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Synonyms for blasphemy

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

blasphemous behavior

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References in periodicals archive ?
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., Hausvater, Priest, Kastraten: Zur Konstruktion von Mannlichkeit in Spatmittelalter und Fruher Neuzeit (Gottingen, 1998), 238-263 and his later Zungen wie Schwerter, 305; Maureen Flynn, "Blasphemy and the Play of Anger." Flynn found evidence of blasphemous utterances involving sexual innuendo stemmed from male adolescent exuberance and misbehaviour.