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cyberphobia

Line breaks: cyber|pho¦bia
Pronunciation: /sʌɪbəˈfəʊbɪə
 
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Definition of cyberphobia in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Extreme or irrational fear of computers or technology: cyberphobia may sound silly, but a new survey found many people are ignorant about electronic gadgets
More example sentences
  • Unfortunately for Professor Lotter, it appears someone has already coined the term ‘cyberphobia’, meaning the fear of computers /Internet/technology.
  • For example, several have been coined in recent years to describe a terror of some newish examples of technology: computerphobia, cyberphobia, cybertechnophobia, telephobia and technophobia.
  • Which seemed to think that Internet access via TVs and mobile phones may get more people over their cyberphobia.

Derivatives

cyberphobe

1
noun
Example sentences
  • One doesn't have to be a cyberphobe to feel a certain apprehension about the things computers can be made to do.
  • David is a retired soldier, a realtor, an actor, a Rotarian, a chartered arbitrator and cyberphobe.
  • Surely countless valuable sites have been excluded in this brief survey; the above simply represent those one former cyberphobe has found beneficial.

cyberphobic

2
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • Armed with that bit of priceless knowledge, even the most cyberphobic teacher should feel confident.
  • These cyberphobics are categorized into the following groups to better understand and train them.
  • One of our cyberphobic engineers was getting more and more peculiar by the day.

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