technophobe


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tech·no·pho·bi·a

 (tĕk′nə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
Fear of or aversion to technology, especially computers and high technology.

tech′no·phobe′ n.
tech′no·pho′bic (-fō′bĭk) adj.

technophobe

(ˈtɛknəʊˌfəʊb)
n
1. (Sociology) someone who fears the effects of technological development on society and the environment
2. someone who is afraid of using technological devices, such as computers
ˌtechnoˈphobic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.technophobe - a person who dislikes or avoids new technologytechnophobe - a person who dislikes or avoids new technology
naysayer - someone with an aggressively negative attitude
technophile - a person who is enthusiastic about new technology
Translations

technophobe

[ˌteknəʊˈfəʊb] Ntecnófobo/a m/f

technophobe

[ˈtɛknəʊfəʊb] ntechnophobe mf

technophobe

nTechnikfeind m
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