future shock

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future shock

n.
A condition of distress and disorientation brought on by the inability to cope with rapid societal and technological change.

[After the book Future Shock by Alvin Toffler (born 1928) .]

fu′ture shock`


n.
physical and psychological disturbance caused by a person's inability to cope with rapid social and technological change.