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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.
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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
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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.
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
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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.
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blaspheme

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

blaspheme

[blæsˈfiːm] VI (= swear) → blasfemar
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blaspheme

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

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

[blæsˈfiːm] vibestemmiare
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References in classic literature ?
"But now we know that it was no blasphemy, that the legend is a true one, and that the man told only of what he saw; but what does it profit us, John Carter, since even should we escape, we also would be treated as blasphemers? We are between the wild thoat of certainty and the mad zitidar of fact--we can escape neither."
Once blasphemy against God was the greatest blasphemy; but God died, and therewith also those blasphemers. To blaspheme the earth is now the dreadfulest sin, and to rate the heart of the unknowable higher than the meaning of the earth!
Remarking with a shade of scorn that blasphemers also had that sort of belief, he concluded by supposing that Mr.
Straightway, then, Gabriel once more started to his feet, glaring upon the old man, and vehemently exclaimed, with downward pointed finger -- Think, think of the blasphemer --dead, and down there!
"El Elohim!" ejaculated the Pharisee, as the discordant tones of the centurion rattled up the crags of the precipice, and fainted away against the temple -"El Elohim!--who is the god Phoebus?--whom doth the blasphemer invoke?
But it were impious to trace any farther the picture of the blasphemer and parricide's deathbed.
There be good reasons why every thern upon Barsoom should yearn to spill the blood of the blasphemer, the sacrilegist; but let us mix wisdom with our righteous hate.
"Oh, God, send down fire from heaven to consume the blasphemer," said Lawson.
I am an adulterer, a murderer, a blasphemer, and a deceiver.'
When the minister spoke from the pulpit with power and fervid eloquence, and, with his hand on the open Bible, of the sacred truths of our religion, and of saint-like lives and triumphant deaths, and of future bliss or misery unutterable, then did Goodman Brown turn pale, dreading lest the roof should thunder down upon the gray blasphemer and his hearers.
Jesus would absorb the race; but Tom Paine or the coarsest blasphemer helps humanity by resisting this exuberance of power.
In the fourteenth century a heated discussion arose among theologists and philosophers as to whether Omniscience could part an object into three halves; and the pious Father Aldrovinus publicly prayed in the cathedral at Rouen that God would demonstrate the affirmative of the proposition in some signal and unmistakable way, and particularly (if it should please Him) upon the body of that hardy blasphemer, Manutius Procinus, who maintained the negative.