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Definition of "blasphemous" []

  • Impiously irreverent. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blasphemous" in a sentence
  • "At once, O untravelled reader, you see how lunatic and blasphemous is the realm I am trying to describe to you in the language of John Barleycorn's tribe."
  • "Okay, so the klan wasn't into the whole "unified whole" thing, but for her to say that her routine, one that a majority of Christians see as wholly blasphemous, is a plea for action, that's very klan-like."
  • "Although the scene illustrates the depth of Josserand's humor and humanity, it also reveals his willingness to entertain blasphemous ideas."