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iconoclast is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of iconoclast in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… out he's often called an iconoclast and …”

meanings of iconoclast


  1. One who attacks cherished beliefs.
  2. One who destroys religious images or icons, especially an opponent of the Orthodox Church in the 8th and 9th centuries, or a Puritan during the European Reformation.
  3. One who opposes orthodoxy and religion; one who adheres to the doctrine of iconoclasm.

iconoclast frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word iconoclast occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics iconoclast can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that iconoclast can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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