blasphemousness


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blas·phe·mous

 (blăs′fə-məs)
adj.
1. Committing or tending to commit blasphemy.
2. Constituting blasphemy.

[Middle English blasfemous, from Late Latin blasphēmus, from Greek blasphēmos, from blasphēmein, to blaspheme; see blaspheme.]

blas′phe·mous·ly adv.
blas′phe·mous·ness n.

blasphemousness

(ˈblæsfəməsnəs)
n
the quality of being blasphemous
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To date, the most pernicious joker to surface from the deck was surely the fatwa (legal judgment) leveled against Salman Rushdie in February 1989 by Iranian ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini for the perceived blasphemousness of The Satanic Verses (1988).