blasphemy (Meaning)

Wordnet

blasphemy (n)

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

blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character

Webster

blasphemy (n.)

An indignity offered to God in words, writing, or signs; impiously irreverent words or signs addressed to, or used in reference to, God; speaking evil of God; also, the act of claiming the attributes or prerogatives of deity.

Figuratively, of things held in high honor: Calumny; abuse; vilification.

blasphemy Sentence Examples

  1. The act of blasphemy is considered a serious offense in many religious traditions.
  2. He was arrested and charged with blasphemy after publicly denouncing the church.
  3. The artist's depiction of religious figures was criticized as blasphemy by conservative groups.
  4. In some countries, blasphemy laws are used to suppress dissent and freedom of expression.
  5. The court upheld the charge of blasphemy against the defendant, sentencing them to prison.
  6. The politician's comments were condemned as blasphemy by religious leaders.
  7. Despite the controversy, the book was published without censorship or charges of blasphemy.
  8. She was accused of blasphemy for questioning the existence of a divine being.
  9. The film sparked outrage for its perceived blasphemy against sacred symbols.
  10. In medieval times, accusations of blasphemy could result in severe punishment, including execution.

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The act of blasphemy is considered a serious offense in many religious traditions.

He was arrested and charged with blasphemy after publicly denouncing the church.

The artist's depiction of religious figures was criticized as blasphemy by conservative groups.

In some countries, blasphemy laws are used to suppress dissent and freedom of expression.