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aniconism

[an-ahy-kuh-niz-uh m]
noun
  1. opposition to the use of idols or images.
  2. the worship of objects symbolic of but not depicting a deity.
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Origin of aniconism

First recorded in 1905–10; an-1 + icon + -ism
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