[ dij-i-tl dee-toks ]
/ ˈdɪdʒ ɪ tl ˈdi tɒks /
a period during which a person refrains from using digital or electronic devices in order to break a pattern of excessive or compulsive use, and instead prioritizes face-to-face social interactions, mindfulness, harmony with nature, etc.: If being connected 24/7 makes you feel stressed, anxious, or burned out, it’s time to put down the smartphone and get serious about a digital detox.Teen girls commonly suffer damage to their self-image with exposure to social media and may require a digital detox to address depression and other mental health challenges.
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Origin of digital detox
First recorded in 2010–15
Words nearby digital detox
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