Definition of blasphemy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈblæsfəmi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblæsfəmi//
(pl. blasphemies) [uncountable, countable]
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behaviour or language that insults or shows a lack of respect for God or religion He was accused of blasphemy. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek blasphēmia ‘slander, blasphemy’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blasphemy