Origin of blasphemous
Examples from the Web for blasphemous
The best parts of such a book are supposed to be blasphemous.
In a blasphemous new novel Irish writer Colm Tóibín writes from the perspective of the Virgin Mary.
After hearing the blasphemous clips insulting our beloved prophet, I would not hesitate to go after revenge.
They seem, those unhallowed pagan alcoves, mounting stage by stage toward the skies, like some blasphemous insinuation.Summer Days in Shakespeare Land|Charles G. Harper
Some of their tenets were blasphemous, some indecent, and others ridiculously absurd.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.|Tobias Smollett
The enemies of Harvard will find lots of blasphemous texts in him to injure us withal.The Letters of William James, Vol. II|William James
Well, but could you not prevent this accursed, sacrilegious, blasphemous union?The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain|William Carleton
A pox o your throat, you bawling, blasphemous, incharitable dog!The Tempest|William Shakespeare
British Dictionary definitions for blasphemous
Word Origin for blasphemous
Word Origin and History for blasphemous
early 15c., blasfemous, from Old French blasfemeus or directly from Late Latin blasphemus, from blasphemare (see blaspheme).