[ tek-nuh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌtɛk nəˈfoʊ bi ə /
an irrational or disproportionate fear of technology, especially advanced digital technology including computers, robots, and artificial intelligence.
a dislike of or aversion to new or changing technology; Luddism.
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See also cyberphobia.
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British Dictionary definitions for technophobia
/ (ˌtɛknəʊˈfəʊbɪə) /
fear of the effects of technological developments on society or the environment
fear of using technological devices, such as computers
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