When you slam your finger in a drawer and shout "G*d darn it!" this is an example of a time when you blaspheme.
transitive verb-·phemed′, -·phem′ing
- to speak irreverently or profanely of or to (God or sacred things)
- to curse or revile
Origin of blasphemeMiddle English blasfemen from Old French blasfemer from Ecclesiastical Late Latin blasphemare from Classical Greek blasph?mein, to speak evil of, in LGr(Ec), blaspheme from blas- ( from uncertain or unknown; perhaps ) + ph?m?, utterance: see fame
verbblas·phemed, blas·phem·ing, blas·phemes
- To speak of (God or a sacred entity) in an irreverent, impious manner.
- To revile; execrate.
Origin of blasphemeMiddle English blasfemen from Old French blasfemer from Late Latin blasphēmāre from Greek blasphēmein from blasphēmos evil-speaking, blasphemous ; see bhā-2 in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present blasphemes, present participle blaspheming, simple past and past participle blasphemed)
Old French blaspheme, from Ecclesiastical Latin blasphēmō, from Ancient Greek βλασφημέω (blasfēmō).