blasphemous

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From Latin blasphēmos ‎(blaspheming), from Ancient Greek βλασφημέω ‎(blasphēméō, blaspheme), possibly from βλάξ ‎(bláx, idiot) + φήμη ‎(phḗmē, oracle)

Adjective[edit]

blasphemous ‎(comparative more blasphemous, superlative most blasphemous)

  1. Lacking piety or respect for the sacred. Resembling blasphemy.
    His taking the name of God in vain was considered blasphemous.

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