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blas·pheme

 (blăs-fēm′, blăs′fēm′)
v. blas·phemed, blas·phem·ing, blas·phemes
v.tr.
1. To speak of (God or a sacred entity) in an irreverent, impious manner.
2. To revile; execrate.
v.intr.
To speak blasphemy.

[Middle English blasfemen, from Old French blasfemer, from Late Latin blasphēmāre, from Greek blasphēmein, from blasphēmos, evil-speaking, blasphemous; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]

blas·phem′er (blăs-fē′mər, blăs′fə-) n.

blaspheme

(blæsˈfiːm)
vb
1. (Theology) (tr) to show contempt or disrespect for (God, a divine being, or sacred things), esp in speech
2. (Theology) (intr) to utter profanities, curses, or impious expressions
[C14: from Late Latin blasphēmāre, from Greek blasphēmein from blasphēmos blasphemous]
blasˈphemer n

blas•pheme

(blæsˈfim, ˈblæs fim)

v. -phemed, -phem•ing. v.t.
1. to speak impiously or irreverently of (God or sacred things).
2. to speak evil of; slander; abuse.
v.i.
3. to speak irreverently of God or sacred things; utter impieties.
[1300–50; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin blasphēmāre < Greek blasphēmeîn to speak profanely]
blas•phem′er, n.

blaspheme


Past participle: blasphemed
Gerund: blaspheming

Imperative
blaspheme
blaspheme
Present
I blaspheme
you blaspheme
he/she/it blasphemes
we blaspheme
you blaspheme
they blaspheme
Preterite
I blasphemed
you blasphemed
he/she/it blasphemed
we blasphemed
you blasphemed
they blasphemed
Present Continuous
I am blaspheming
you are blaspheming
he/she/it is blaspheming
we are blaspheming
you are blaspheming
they are blaspheming
Present Perfect
I have blasphemed
you have blasphemed
he/she/it has blasphemed
we have blasphemed
you have blasphemed
they have blasphemed
Past Continuous
I was blaspheming
you were blaspheming
he/she/it was blaspheming
we were blaspheming
you were blaspheming
they were blaspheming
Past Perfect
I had blasphemed
you had blasphemed
he/she/it had blasphemed
we had blasphemed
you had blasphemed
they had blasphemed
Future
I will blaspheme
you will blaspheme
he/she/it will blaspheme
we will blaspheme
you will blaspheme
they will blaspheme
Future Perfect
I will have blasphemed
you will have blasphemed
he/she/it will have blasphemed
we will have blasphemed
you will have blasphemed
they will have blasphemed
Future Continuous
I will be blaspheming
you will be blaspheming
he/she/it will be blaspheming
we will be blaspheming
you will be blaspheming
they will be blaspheming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blaspheming
you have been blaspheming
he/she/it has been blaspheming
we have been blaspheming
you have been blaspheming
they have been blaspheming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blaspheming
you will have been blaspheming
he/she/it will have been blaspheming
we will have been blaspheming
you will have been blaspheming
they will have been blaspheming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blaspheming
you had been blaspheming
he/she/it had been blaspheming
we had been blaspheming
you had been blaspheming
they had been blaspheming
Conditional
I would blaspheme
you would blaspheme
he/she/it would blaspheme
we would blaspheme
you would blaspheme
they would blaspheme
Past Conditional
I would have blasphemed
you would have blasphemed
he/she/it would have blasphemed
we would have blasphemed
you would have blasphemed
they would have blasphemed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.blaspheme - utter obscenities or profanitiesblaspheme - utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
blaspheme - speak of in an irreverent or impious manner; "blaspheme God"
give tongue to, utter, express, verbalise, verbalize - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"
2.blaspheme - speak of in an irreverent or impious manner; "blaspheme God"
blaspheme, curse, cuss, swear, imprecate - utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
talk of, talk about - discuss or mention; "They spoke of many things"

blaspheme

verb curse, swear, abuse, revile, profane, damn, desecrate, cuss (informal), use bad language, be foul-mouthed, take the Lord's name in vain, execrate, anathematize He cursed and blasphemed to his last gasp.

blaspheme

verb
To use profane or obscene language:
Informal: cuss.
Translations

blaspheme

[blæsˈfiːm] VI (= swear) → blasfemar

blaspheme

[blæsˈfiːm] viblasphémer
to blaspheme against sth → blasphémer contre qch

blaspheme

vtlästern, schmähen (geh)
viGott lästern; to blaspheme against somebody/something (lit, fig)jdn/etw schmähen (geh)

blaspheme

[blæsˈfiːm] vibestemmiare
References in classic literature ?
I can take down bars, I can distinguish oats from shoe-pegs, I can blaspheme a saddle-boil with the college-bred, and I know a few other things - not many; I have had no chance, I have always had to work; besides, I am of low birth and no family.
I will teach thee to blaspheme the holy Order of the Temple of Zion;'' and with these words, half-wheeling his steed, he made a demi-courbette towards the Saxon, and rising in the stirrups, so as to take full advantage of the descent of the horse, he discharged a fearful blow upon the head of Athelstane.
One day when I cursed providence for making me so wicked, and ordaining me to such a fate, my adopted father said to me, `Do not blaspheme, unhappy child, the crime is that of your father, not yours, -- of your father, who consigned you to hell if you died, and to misery if a miracle preserved you alive.
It was thus, and by mere accident -- may God pardon me if I blaspheme -- that he heard the confession of the executioner of Bethune.
Be on the look-out, for you know neither the day nor hour when your (I don't wish to blaspheme, so I'll leave a blank) --cometh.
I fear that it has given my colleague, Professor Summerlee, occasion to blaspheme.
Among them I should have stood like Hymenaeus and Alexander, who were delivered over to Satan that they might learn not to blaspheme.
Speak, then," he snarled, turning to me; "but blaspheme not against the things that are sacred upon Barsoom.
Then they open their throttle valves, and how they do brag, and sneer, and swell, and soar, and blaspheme the sacred name of Truth
Coictier exclaimed, "Pardieu, Dom Claude, alchemy has its use, no doubt, but why blaspheme medicine and astrology?
To blaspheme the earth is now the dreadfulest sin, and to rate the heart of the unknowable higher than the meaning of the earth!
Mrs Varden looked at the ceiling, as in expectation that the consequence of this profanity would be the immediate descent of the four-post bedstead on the second floor, together with the best sitting-room on the first; but no visible judgment occurring, she heaved a deep sigh, and begged her husband, in a tone of resignation, to go on, and by all means to blaspheme as much as possible, because he knew she liked it.