Definition of digital detox in English:

digital detox

Syllabification: dig·it·al de·tox


  • A period of time during which a person refrains from using electronic devices such as smartphones or computers, regarded as an opportunity to reduce stress or focus on social interaction in the physical world: break free of your devices and go on a digital detox
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    • As with any detox or when breaking any habit, a digital detox can be ugly.
    • Call it a digital detox or an escape from the online world, scientists say our brains benefit from down time.
    • With increasing rates of ADHD, shortened attention spans in children, and physical side effects from sitting hunched over all day, Adams is part of a growing group that are urging people to go on a 'digital detox'.

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