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English definition of “iconoclastic”

iconoclastic

adjective     /aɪˌkɒn.əˈklæs.tɪk/ US  /-kɑː.nə-/
strongly opposing generally accepted beliefs and traditions : His plays were fairly iconoclastic in their day . iconoclastic views Not believing iconoclasm     /aɪˈkɒn.əˌklæz.əm/ US  /-ˈkɑː.nə-/ noun [U] Not believing
(Definition of iconoclastic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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