blasphemous blasphemous  /b ˈlæs fə məs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred
  2. (adj) characterized by profanity or cursing

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The synod declared it blasphemous to represent, by the dead materials of paint and carved stone, those who live with Christ.
  2. Winona Ryder, Gretchen Mol and Paul Rudd join in the semi-blasphemous silliness.
  3. Surely, nothing could be more blasphemous.

News

  1. Pakistan Threatens To Ban Google Over Controversial YouTube Content

    Pakistan's new minister of state for IT and telecommunications Anusha Rahman Khan has threatened to ban Google from the country if the tech giant doesn't block " blasphemous and objectionable " content from YouTube.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Pakistan threatens to ban Google over ‘blasphemous’ YouTube content

    Millions of Internet users in Pakistan could soon lose access to Gmail to Google Maps unless Google bows to demands being made by the Pakistani government. The Times of India reports that Anusha Rahman Khan, Pakistan’s IT and telecommunication minister, said the government may block access to all Google sites unless the company removes “blasphemous and objectionable material” from YouTube ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

  3. Google May Face Full Pakistan Block Over “Blasphemous” Materials

    Pakistan’s new IT and telecommunications minister has a problem. She wants to end to longstanding ban on Google’s YouTube, but she also needs assurances that Google will work to block “blasphemous and objectionable” materials from the world’s most popular video …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WebProNews

Quotes

  1. "The government has set in motion the process of questioning religious beliefs. We will launch a nationwide movement if it does not withdraw immediately this blasphemous submission questioning the very existence of Lord Rama," said BJP chief...
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Rajnath Singh Source: Salon

  2. "Salman Rushdie earned notoriety amongst Muslims for the highly insulting and blasphemous manner in which he portrayed early Islamic figures," Dr Bari said. "The granting of a knighthood to him can only do harm to the image of our country in...
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Muhammad Abdul Bari Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. But prosecutor David Perry told the jury that al-Masri called Jews "blasphemous, traitors and dirty" and said their behavior was "why Hitler was sent into the world."
    on Feb 7, 2006 By: Abu Hamza Source: International Herald Tribune

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