Taking the Lord's name in vain is an example of something that would be described as blasphemous.
Origin of blasphemousMiddle English blasfemous ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin blasphemus ; from Classical Greek blasph?mos
- Committing or tending to commit blasphemy.
- Constituting blasphemy.
Origin of blasphemousMiddle English blasfemous, from Late Latin blasph&emacron;mus, from Greek blasph&emacron;mos, from blasph&emacron;mein, to blaspheme; see blaspheme.