- uttering, containing, or exhibiting blasphemy; irreverent; profane.
Origin of blasphemous
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sacrilegious, impious, irreligious; apostate, iconoclastic.
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Examples from the Web for blasphemously
He clumsily sipped from the dainty straw of a blasphemously non-bourbon beverage and smiled broadly as he talked to fellow bros.Mitch’s Brotastic Victory Bash
November 5, 2014
"The painter might have stood on his head," he blasphemously whispered.The Tyranny of the Dark
The story, taking it as it is told, is blasphemously obscene.The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume IV.
We had been utterly negligent of his future, blasphemously careless of the divine essential of his soul.The Return of the Soldier
I said, just blasphemously, for in that moment of tearless agony all my moral values collapsed.Tell England
And those words, so wickedly, so blasphemously false, were the last he ever spoke to her.Love Works Wonders
Charlotte M. Brame
- expressing or involving impiousness or gross irreverence towards God, a divine being, or something sacred
C15: via Late Latin, from Greek blasphēmos evil-speaking, from blapsis evil + phēmē speech
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Word Origin and History for blasphemously
early 15c., blasfemous, from Old French blasfemeus or directly from Late Latin blasphemus, from blasphemare (see blaspheme).
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