English to Khmer Meaning :: iconoclast

Iconoclast :
- លេខា

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Noun(1) a destroyer of images used in religious worship(2) someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutions

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(1) Alienated from his children and deserted by old friends during this banishment, Sakharov took comfort in the company of a fellow exile, Elena Bonner, an iconoclast and rebel no less difficult than Sakharov himself.(2) Although the family returned to England in 1933 (after a brief spell in Burma), Spike retained the sensibility of an outsider, an iconoclast and a rebel.(3) In his last words on Sadat, the author describes him as ‘a visionary, an iconoclast , a maverick, and a gambler’.(4) Ever a non-conformist to the point of being termed an iconoclast in thought and approach, he was distinctly different and differently distinctive.(5) It may belong in its iconoclastic period, the Sixties, but its subversive attack on state institutions rings as true as ever in our era of spin.(6) In the 8th century, he said, iconoclasts tried to destroy the icon, but a young man, seeking to save it, threw it into the sea.(7) Koerner uses it to illustrate Luther's condemnation of iconoclasts - fellow Protestants who destroyed ‘idolatrous’ art.(8) Once irreverent and perhaps even iconoclastic , these shows relied too heavily on his reputation and weakening force of personality.(9) Many have come to revere him as an iconoclastically charming artist or even a sort of outsider artist, while just as many really can't stand the guy.(10) Many of your American films center on unappreciated iconoclasts .(11) They're not iconoclasts or anti-popstars to an American audience, but the pop heroes you really wish you could be.(12) For twenty years he was a star performer at the Cambridge history podium - theatrical, witty, irreverent, iconoclastic .(13) The Reformation reacted iconoclastically to all religious imagery, with the loss of much stained glass, though heraldic windows for private houses and some churches were still produced.(14) But not in Luther's Germany: alarmed by the extremism of the iconoclasts , Luther shifted from indifference to pictures, to positive approval of them.(15) Evidence of religious art is scanty, possibly because of its destruction by Protestant iconoclasts at the end of the century, but portraiture seems to have occupied a position of importance.(16) Ulysses recently has drawn the fire of literary iconoclasts .
Related Words
(1) iconoclast ::
1. critic ::
2. skeptic ::
3. heretic ::
4. unbeliever ::
5. dissident ::
6. dissenter ::
7. infidel ::
8. rebel ::
9. renegade ::
10. mutineer ::
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