English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'blasphemy'

(noun) 
Definition
behaviour or language that shows disrespect for God or sacred things
She described the killings as a blasphemy before God.
Synonyms
,
swearing
a stream of swearing and abuse
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cursing
,
indignity (to God)
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disrespect
young people who treated her with complete disrespect
,
desecration
The whole area has been shocked by the desecration of the cemetery.
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sacrilege
Stealing from a place of worship was considered a sacrilege.
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profanity
To desecrate a holy spring is considered profanity.
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profanation
, ,
profaneness
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impiousness

Additional synonyms

in the sense of desecration
The whole area has been shocked by the desecration of the cemetery.
in the sense of disrespect
Definition
contempt or lack of respect
young people who treated her with complete disrespect
Synonyms
cheek (informal),
lack of respect,
lese-majesty,
unmannerliness
in the sense of impiety
Definition
lack of respect or religious reverence
Synonyms
sinfulness,
godlessness,
unrighteousness,
irreligion,
ungodliness,
profaneness,
unholiness

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Thesaurus for blasphemy from the Collins English Thesaurus
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