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technophobia

[tek-nuh-foh-bee-uh] /ˌtɛk nəˈfoʊ bi ə/
noun
1.
abnormal fear of or anxiety about the effects of advanced technology.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; techno- + -phobia
Related forms
technophobe, noun
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  • Another reason not to get too excited is the reflexive conservatism and technophobia of medical folk.
  • technophobia and cost also muted and channeled the telegraph's influence.
British Dictionary definitions for technophobia

technophobia

/ˌtɛknəʊˈfəʊbɪə/
noun
1.
fear of the effects of technological developments on society or the environment
2.
fear of using technological devices, such as computers
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Contemporary definitions for technophobia
noun

See technofear

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