Associations to the word «Blasphemy»

Wiktionary

BLASPHEMY, noun. Irreverence toward something considered sacred or inviolable.
BLASPHEMY, noun. The act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for any religion's deity or deities.
BLASPHEMY, noun. The act of claiming the attributes of a deity.

Dictionary definition

BLASPHEMY, noun. Blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred).
BLASPHEMY, noun. Blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character; "desecration of the Holy Sabbath".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain