Definition of technofear in English:



mass nouninformal
  • Fear of using technological equipment, especially computers.

    • ‘But the 79-year-old isn't suffering from technofear.’
    • ‘I think that technofear is real - the people who say they can't use gadgets are usually scared of them, not incompetent.’
    • ‘Technofear can now be overcome surprisingly easily.’
    • ‘I see it as being the best hope inexperienced and isolated blind people have of getting past the barriers of ignorance and technofear which prevent so many from getting the most out of their access technology.’