Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Fear of or aversion to technology, especially computers and high technology.

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  • n. A fear of new technologies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. dislike for new technology

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek τέχνη "technê" (craft) and φόβος "phobos" (fear) (Wiktionary)

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    September 19, 2008

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