What does blasphemy mean?

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Noun
  1. Irreverence toward something considered sacred or inviolable.
  2. The act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for any religion's deity or deities.
  3. The act of claiming the attributes of a deity.
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Asked why she indulged in such blasphemy, she simply replied that in her home there were more banknotes than tissue paper.
For the Actionists, as for the artists cited above, there is no notion of sacrilege or blasphemy.
He saw the theological elaborations of his country as a justified, elected, and righteous empire to be a form of blasphemy.
Playwrights came under heavy attack for frivolity, blasphemy, and immorality.
His appeal to blasphemy is played in such a way that it seems a disingenuous pretence.
As it is, if you listen close enough, you can probably hear his outraged roar condemning this blasphemy from the other side.

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