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ICONOCLASTIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does iconoclastic mean? 

ICONOCLASTIC (adjective)
  The adjective ICONOCLASTIC has 2 senses:

1. characterized by attack on established beliefs or institutions
2. destructive of images used in religious worship; said of religions, such as Islam, in which the representation of living things is prohibited

  Familiarity information: ICONOCLASTIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ICONOCLASTIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Characterized by attack on established beliefs or institutions

Similar:

unorthodox (breaking with convention or tradition)


Sense 2iconoclastic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Destructive of images used in religious worship; said of religions, such as Islam, in which the representation of living things is prohibited

Similar:

destructive (causing destruction or much damage)


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