Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Enmity or opposition to icons or sacred images; the principles and conduct of the Iconoclasts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Hostility to images as objects of worship.

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  • noun Hostility to images as objects of worship.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek meaning "war against images".

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  • Fighting over images or idols; specifically, the opposition to the use of such things in religious contexts.

    February 10, 2008