Beliefs and religious

blasphemy
(n)
BLASS-fǝ-mee
Meaning

1. irreverence towards religion

1st Sample Sentence

1. To a fanatic, even the most respectful questioning of faith or ideology is blasphemy.

2nd Meaning

2. sacrilege; defilement

2nd Sample Sentence

2. For a purist, mixing classical music with elements of modern popular music is blasphemy.

Root

blasphemein (speak evil of something) (Greek)

Mnemonics

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

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