act of cursing


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  • Cursing — • In its popular acceptation cursing is often confounded, especially in the phrase cursing and swearing , with the use of profane and insulting language; in canon law it sometimes signifies the ban of excommunication pronounced by the Church… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Profane Oaths Act 1745 — The Profane Oaths Act 1745 (19 Geo. II, c.21) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain passed in 1746, in effect from 1 June 1746, and formally repealed in 1967. It established a system of fines payable for profane cursing and swearing .The… …   Wikipedia

  • Profane Swearing Act 1694 — The Profane Swearing Act 1694 (6 7 Will. Mar., c.11) was an Act of the Parliament of England in effect from 24 June 1695 and repealed in 1746. It established a system of fines payable for suppressing prophane Cursing and Swearing .The preamble… …   Wikipedia

  • Tabarra — ( ar. تبرأ) is a Shia Muslim doctrine that refers to the obligation of hating those who hate Allah and cursing those who reject the wilayah of Ahl al Bayt. According to Shia Islam, it is obligatory to disassociate oneself from a person who has… …   Wikipedia

  • blasphemy — /blas feuh mee/, n., pl. blasphemies. 1. impious utterance or action concerning God or sacred things. 2. Judaism. a. an act of cursing or reviling God. b. pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton (YHVH) in the original, now forbidden manner instead of …   Universalium

  • Execration — Ex e*cra tion, n. [L. execratio, exsecratio: cf. F. ex[ e]cration.] 1. The act of cursing; a curse dictated by violent feelings of hatred; imprecation; utter detestation expressed. [1913 Webster] Cease, gentle, queen, these execrations. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • execration — noun Date: 14th century 1. the act of cursing or denouncing; also the curse so uttered 2. an object of curses ; something detested …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blasphemy — blas•phe•my [[t]ˈblæs fə mi[/t]] n. pl. mies 1) impious utterance or action concerning God or sacred things 2) jud an act of cursing or reviling God • Etymology: 1175–1225; ME < LL < Gk …   From formal English to slang

  • anathema —   n. curse, generally by ecclesiastical authorities; act of cursing; thing cursed; object of hatred.    ♦ anathematic, a.    ♦ anathematize, v.t …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Cunning folk in Britain — A model of a nineteenth century cunning woman in her house, at the Museum of Witchcraft, Boscastle in England. The cunning folk in Britain were professional or semi professional practitioners of magic active from the Medieval period through to… …   Wikipedia

  • Sunni view of Yazid I — This is a sub article to Sunni and Yazid IThere is no Sunni consensus on the nature of Husayn s opposition to Yazid s rule and Yazid s culpability in Husayn s death. Some scholars have claimed that Husayn opposed Yazid s ascension to the… …   Wikipedia

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