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iconoclastic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishiconoclastici‧con‧o‧clas‧tic /aɪˌkɒnəˈklæstɪk◂ $ -ˌkɑːn-/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 CRITICIZEiconoclastic ideas, opinions, writings etc attack established beliefs and customs 🔊 Wolfe’s theories were revolutionary and iconoclastic.iconoclasm /aɪˈkɒnəklæzəm $ -ˈkɑː-/ noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
iconoclasticI thought he was very handsome, tragic and iconoclastic.It is in its nature neither conservative nor iconoclastic.Of course the paper was not totally iconoclastic.Their memories emphasise his intrepid, iconoclastic, and freedom-loving wilfulness.It is tempting to see here an iconoclastic attitude towards male-female roles.Zinberg was an iconoclastic Harvard drug researcher.As a pastor he was diligent and although iconoclastic, he defended the clergy against outside attack.Today his message is more austere, more profound and more iconoclastic than ever.
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