sensibilidad suspendida

(razón: allá)


a breaker or destroyer of images, esp. those set up forreligious veneration.
a person who attacks cherished beliefs, traditionalinstitutions, etc., as being based on error or superstition.
Use iconoclast in a Sentence
Search iconoclast on the Web
1590–1600; < ML īconoclastēs < MGk eikonoklástēs, equiv. to Gkeikono- icono- + -klastēs breaker, equiv. to klas- (var. s. of klân to break) + -tēs agent n. suffix

—Related forms
i·con·o·clas·tic, adjective
i·con·o·clas·ti·cal·ly, adverb
non·i·con·o·clas·tic, adjective
non·i·con·o·clas·ti·cal·ly, adverb
un·i·con·o·clas·tic, adjective
un·i·con·o·clas·ti·cal·ly, adverb

2. nonconformist, rebel, dissenter, radical.

Word Origin & History

"breaker or destroyer of images," 1596, from Fr. iconoclaste, fromM.L. iconoclastes, from Late Gk. eikonoklastes, from eikon (gen.eikonos ) "image" + klastes "breaker," from klas- pt. stem of klan "to break." Originally those in the Eastern Church in 8c. and 9c.whose mobs of followers destroyed icons and other religious objectson the grounds that they were idols.

No hay comentarios: