Definition of Ludditism in English:



  • See Luddite

    • ‘We will defend this humanistic approach from charges both of intellectual Ludditism and political conservatism.’
    • ‘It's intellectual Ludditism of the most egregious kind.’
    • ‘Religious protests such as these would nary warrant a mention normally, if not for a wave of religiously inspired Ludditism from an overzealous Vatican pressroom.’
    • ‘How do we distinguish between prudent concerns and those premised merely upon Ludditism and junk science?’
    • ‘Forms of Ludditism appeared in textile areas of Lombardy before the ‘Five Glorious Days,’ and anti-foreign feelings were expressed against Swiss companies in Salerno or, in September 1847, against porters from outside Livorno by its dock workers.’