Origin of Luddite
OTHER WORDS FROM LudditeLud·dism, Lud·dit·ism, noun
Examples from the Web for luddite
Though I have a reputation for being a Luddite, I actually love the new digital technology and its artistic possibilities.Confessions of a Blasphemer: Sherman Alexie Talks New Book, Indian Humor and More|Jane Ciabattari|October 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They have a weirdly jubilant streak that defuses any hint of a Luddite subtext.Artist Josephine Meckseper Digs for Oil in Times Square—And Strikes Gold|Blake Gopnik|March 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Luddite Rantings: A Historical Critique of Big Technology.
Still the Luddite Riots must not be forgotten, for, at one time, they threatened to be somewhat serious.Social England under the Regency, Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Ashton.
Not unnaturally, without work and without food, these handworkers The Luddite riots.A History of England, Period III.|Rev. J. Franck Bright
During the autumn and winter of 1811 "Luddite" riots broke out among the stocking-weavers of Nottingham.The Political History of England - Vol XI|George Brodrick
Anyhow from that time the Luddite conspiracy ceased to be formidable.
After this wholesale act of severity the Luddite disturbances soon came to an end.