iconophobic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From icono- +‎ -phobic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ʌɪkɒnəˈfəʊbɪk/

Adjective[edit]

iconophobic ‎(comparative more iconophobic, superlative most iconophobic)

  1. Pertaining to those who hate images, especially religious icons.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 717:
      Although nothing came of the scheme, it is one reminder among many that Protestants might hate idolatrous Spanish Catholics more than they did iconophobic Muslims.