Middle English Dictionary Entry

blasfemīe n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) Uttered insult or irreverence to God, blasphemy (against God or anything holy; also, against heathen gods); a kind or example of blasphemy; (b) theol. any action, belief, or utterance offering insult to God [see quots.].
Abusive speech, defamation, vilification, slander.