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aniconism (s) (noun), aniconisms (pl)
1. Opposition to the use of idols or images: Aniconism is a regulation by some religions against the representations of divine creatures.
Among some religious groups, there is a prohibition against aniconism of any images of either living creatures or of any deities.2. The worship of objects that are symbolic but which do not actually show an image of a god or gods: In the early history of Christianity (726 A.D., Byzantine Emperor Leo 3), there were aniconisms that prohibited the veneration or worship among Christians of any representations of deities.