technophobia

[tek-nuh-foh-bee-uh]

noun

abnormal fear of or anxiety about the effects of advanced technology.

Origin of technophobia

First recorded in 1960–65; techno- + -phobia
Related formstech·no·phobe, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for technophobia

technophobia

noun

fear of the effects of technological developments on society or the environment
fear of using technological devices, such as computers
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