Definition of blasphemous in English:

blasphemous

Line breaks: blas¦phem|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈblasfəməs
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

blasphemously

adverb
More example sentences
  • Is this a comment on religious relics and iconography, or is she blasphemously raising her work to the level of the sacred?
  • I got to my feet and stalked into the graveyard, blasphemously passing over old graves and fake flower arrangements.
  • He wants to promulgate an extreme form of the religion he blasphemously claims to represent.

Origin

late Middle English: via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek blasphēmos 'evil-speaking' + -ous.

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