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blasphemousadjective

 us   /ˈblæs·fə·məs/
(of ​speech or writing) ​showinglack of ​respect to ​God or to a ​religion: Some ​peoplebelieve such ​art is blasphemous.
blasphemy
noun [U]  us   /ˈblæs·fə·mi/
His writing has been ​condemned for blasphemy.
(Definition of blasphemous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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blasphemousadjective

uk   us   /ˈblæs.fə.məs/
consideredoffensive to ​God or ​religion: a blasphemous ​remark
blasphemously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of blasphemous from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blasphemous”
in Spanish blasfemo…
in Vietnamese báng bổ…
in Malaysian kufur…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับการดูหมิ่นเหยียดหยาม…
in French blasphématoire…
in German lästernd…
in Chinese (Simplified) 亵渎的, 侮慢的,不敬的…
in Indonesian menghujat, menghina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 褻瀆的, 侮慢的,不敬的…
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