noun, plural blas·phe·mies.
- an act of cursing or reviling God.
- pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton (YHVH) in the original, now forbidden manner instead of using a substitute pronunciation such as Adonai.
Origin of blasphemy
Related formsnon·blas·phe·my, noun, plural non·blas·phe·mies.
Examples from the Web for blasphemies
Are Idolatries, blasphemies, prophaning of Saboths, no sinns?
In its ears my words are blasphemies; I am outraging all its codes.A Woman of Thirty|Honore de Balzac
And there was given to him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies: and power was given to him to do, two and forty months.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
She was easily convicted of her blasphemies, for she uttered those terrible words again and said she would not take them back.The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories|Mark Twain
Jeb found himself trembling in every muscle as a deep rage at these blasphemies spread throughout his frame.Where the Souls of Men are Calling|Credo Harris