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Origin of Luddite
OTHER WORDS FROM LudditeLuddism, Lud·dit·ism, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for Luddite
Or, they could distort the contents of the bill and attack anyone who disagreed with them as a legal Luddite and hysteric.Are Opponents of Arizona's Anti-Gay Law Eager to Deceive?|Kirsten Powers|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even my mother, a kitchen luddite, has been converted from wood.
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
And embrace your inner Luddite, whenever possible unplugging any gadget invented after 1932.What the Stars Hold for Your Week, June 26-July 2, 2011|Starsky + Cox|June 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST
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.
After this wholesale act of severity the Luddite disturbances soon came to an end.
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
Not unnaturally, without work and without food, these handworkers The Luddite riots.A History of England, Period III.|Rev. J. Franck Bright
Anyhow from that time the Luddite conspiracy ceased to be formidable.