blasphemer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blasphemer a person who speaks disrespectfully of sacred things
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Blasphemer One who blasphemes. "And each blasphemer quite escape the rod,
      Because the insult's not on man, but God ?"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n blasphemer One who blasphemes; one who speaks of God or of religion in impious and irreverent terms.
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Usage

In literature:

When he was deserted by her, he furiously renounced his faith, and eventually died blaspheming.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume V." by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
There!-blasphemous reprobate fellow, am I not?
"Phaethon" by Charles Kingsley
But did they not blaspheme the Holy Church?
"Theobald, The Iron-Hearted" by Anonymous
O Savior, when wilt thou stop the mouths of such blasphemers!
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
O Savior, when wilt thou stop the mouths of such blasphemers!
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 4 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
O Savior, when wilt thou stop the mouths of such blasphemers!
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
A Series of Letters, exposing the Blasphemous and Soul-destroying system advocated and taught by the Redemptorist Fathers of Clapham.
"Emilie the Peacemaker" by Mrs. Thomas Geldart
I consider that she blasphemes the means of grace.
"The Saint's Tragedy" by Charles Kingsley
If I disbelieved in Christianity, I should be the loudest blasphemer in Hyde Park.
"All Things Considered" by G. K. Chesterton
Why use words which seem blasphemous, if they are not true?
"Town and Country Sermons" by Charles Kingsley
Over miles and miles of country wild-eyed gunners were glaring into the night and asking each other blasphemous questions.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Nov 21, 1917" by Various
At twelve they are nauseated and blasphemous, and not able to rise.
"The Abominations of Modern Society" by Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
They get answered blasphemously instead of reverently.
"Sane Sex Life and Sane Sex Living" by H.W. Long
And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.
"The Last Reformation" by F. G. [Frederick George] Smith
From the moment they went through the blasphemous process of swearing to give a true verdict, John Mitchel's fate was sealed.
"The Felon's Track" by Michael Doheny
And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.
"Notes On The Apocalypse" by David Steele
Because he could not be Christ, he blasphemed against Christ.
"Tragic Sense Of Life" by Miguel de Unamuno
It is as though it were the earthly headquarters of the blasphemous unseen evil forces.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
The theological review elsewhere mentioned attributes the pamphlet of John Search on blasphemous libel to Lord Brougham.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
Yet those vows, awful and blasphemous as they were, those vows of vengeance have been terribly, dreadfully fulfilled!
"Edmond Dantès" by Edmund Flagg
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In poetry:

But now our souls are seized with shame,
Confusion fills our face,
To hear the enemy blaspheme,
And fools reproach thy grace.
"Psalm 44" by Isaac Watts
When the Lord was crucified,
Two transgressors with him died;
One with vile blaspheming tongue,
Scoffed at Jesus as he hung.
"The Two Malefactors" by John Newton
How long, eternal God, how long
Shall men of pride blaspheme?
Shall saints be made their endless song,
And bear immortal shame?
"Psalm LXXIV: Will God For Ever Cast Us Off?" by Isaac Watts
And here was handiwork of Cretes,
And olives grew beside a stone,
And one slim phallos stood alone
Blasphemed at by the paroquets.
"To His Love Instead Of A Promised Picture-Book" by Edward Powys Mathers
I know thy foes, and what they say,
How long they have blasphemed;
The synagogue of Satan, they,
Though they would Jews be deemed.
"Smyrna" by John Newton
'Tis God's inimitable hand
That molds and forms the heart anew;
Blasphemers can no more withstand,
But bow, and own thy doctrine true.
"Hymn 4 part 2" by Isaac Watts

In news:

Who decides what's blasphemous .
"The Book of Mormon" is Blessedly Blasphemous .
The Creative Director Behind Nicki Minaj's Blasphemous Grammy Production.
Di Fara Attacked by Blasphemous Blogger.
Pakistan blocks YouTube over ' blasphemous ' videos.
"The Book of Mormon" is Blessedly Blasphemous.
So blasphemous is that word, so offensive and heinous, it can ruin reputations and launch brawls.
DEPENDING ON WHICH SET OF PARTISANS YOU TALK TO, Don Samuels is either following the brave tradition of Gandhi and Martin Luther King or the blasphemous route of Nazis and Klansmen.
After 13 years as a legal member of the church of good beer, dumping a bunch of mixers and spirits into a perfectly crafted brew seems blasphemous.
Hundreds of Yemeni demonstrators stormed the US embassy in Sanaa on Thursday in protest at a film they consider blasphemous to Islam, and security guards tried to hold them off by firing into the air.
Are the latest to continue the tsk-tsk assault on the mainstream media for having chosen not to publish images blasphemous to the entire Muslim world.
Death to 'blasphemers' in Pakistan.
It may seem blasphemous not to crown Skylark the king of tots.
Welcome to the land where everything is blasphemous.
CEO of the Planetary Society, blasphemer and general "science guy" Bill Nye is a bit irked about cuts in government funding for planetary exploration.
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In science:

However, it is logically impossible to alter the past and such a prayer is blasphemous according to orthodox Jewish theologians , because we are asking God to perform an impossible thing.
LHC card games: bringing about retrocausality?
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