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Synonyms for blasphemyˈblæs fə mi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blasphemy(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    desecration, sacrilege, profanation

  2. profanation, desecration, blasphemy, sacrilege(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    desecration, sacrilege, blasphemy, profanation

Wiktionary

  1. blasphemy(noun)

    Synonyms:
    profanation, swear, curse, cuss, violation, imprecation, profanity, execration, desecration, sacrilege

    Antonyms:
    veneration, worship, adoration, reverence

  2. blasphemy(noun)

    Irreverence toward something considered sacred or inviolable.

    Synonyms:
    profanation, cuss, swear, curse, imprecation, sacrilege, desecration, execration, violation, profanity

    Antonyms:
    reverence, worship, adoration, veneration

  3. blasphemy(noun)

    The act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for any religion's deity or deities.

    Synonyms:
    profanity, swear, cuss, execration, sacrilege, imprecation, violation, profanation, curse, desecration

    Antonyms:
    reverence, adoration, veneration, worship

  4. blasphemy(noun)

    The act of claiming the attributes of a deity.

    Synonyms:
    sacrilege, desecration, curse, profanation, violation, execration, profanity, imprecation, cuss, swear

    Antonyms:
    veneration, worship, reverence, adoration

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blasphemy

    In the highest sense, as in a court of justice, "an oath is a reverent appeal to God in corroboration of what one says," Abbott Law Dict.; an affidavit is a sworn statement made in writing in the presence of a competent officer; an adjuration is a solemn appeal to a person in the name of God to speak the truth. An oath is made to man in the name of God; a vow, to God without the intervention, often without the knowledge, of man. In the lower sense, an oath may be mere blasphemy or profane swearing. Anathema, curse, execration, and imprecation are modes of invoking vengeance or retribution from a superhuman power upon the person against whom they are uttered. Anathema is a solemn ecclesiastical condemnation of a person or of a proposition. Curse may be just and authoritative; as, the curse of God; or, it may be wanton and powerless: "so the curse causeless shall not come," Prov. xxvi, 2. Execration expresses most of personal bitterness and hatred; imprecation refers especially to the coming of the desired evil upon the person against whom it is uttered. Malediction is a general wish of evil, a less usual but very expressive word. Compare TESTIMONY.

    Synonyms:
    adjuration, affidavit, anathema, ban, blaspheming, curse, cursing, denunciation, execration, imprecation, malediction, oath, profane swearing, profanity, reprobation, swearing, sworn statement, vow

    Antonyms:
    benediction, benison, blessing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blasphemy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    impiety, irreverence, profanity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

sacrilege, profanity, desecration, profanation, rowing


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