iconoclasm

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Etymology[edit]

From iconoclast.

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iconoclasm (countable and uncountable, plural iconoclasms)

  1. The belief in, participation in, or sanction of destroying religious icons and other symbols or monuments, usually with religious or political motives. [1797[1]]
    Synonym: iconomachy
    Antonym: iconodulism
    Hypernym: desecration
  2. (figurative) A challenge to a widely held belief, tradition or cherished institution. [1858[1]]

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Douglas Harper (2001–2024) “iconoclasm”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French iconoclasme.

Noun[edit]

iconoclasm n (uncountable)

  1. iconoclasm

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