technophobia

[ tek-nuh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌtɛk nəˈfoʊ bi ə /

noun

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.

Origin of technophobia

First recorded in 1960–65; techno- + -phobia

OTHER WORDS FROM technophobia

tech·no·phobe, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for technophobia

technophobia
/ (ˌtɛknəʊˈfəʊbɪə) /

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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