1. irreverence towards religion
1. To a fanatic, even the most respectful questioning of faith or ideology is blasphemy.
2. sacrilege; defilement
2. For a purist, mixing classical music with elements of modern popular music is blasphemy.
blasphemein (speak evil of something) (Greek)
blasphemy >> bless+famous. Famous people are so proud of their success that they often disrespect God- they are never to be Blessed! in movie 300 he shouts THATS BLASPHEMY n pushes him into well. this situation comes when the messenger gives him a suggestion n king doesn't like it