Blasphemy vs Impiety - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between blasphemy and impiety
is that blasphemy
is irreverence toward something considered sacred or inviolable while impiety
is (uncountable) the state of being impious.
Irreverence toward something considered sacred or inviolable.
The act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for any religion's deity or deities.
The act of claiming the attributes of a deity.
- That imam said that drawing the prophet Muhammad is a form of blasphemy .
* (irreverent language) cursing]], cussing, execration, imprecation, profanity, [[swear, swearing
* (unholy act) profanation, desecration, sacrilege, violation
* reverence, veneration, worship, adoration
(uncountable) The state of being impious
(countable) An impious act
(uncountable) The lack of respect for a god or something sacred