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Extreme or irrational fear of computers or 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.’
- ‘No, it wasn't an attack of cyberphobia that led this 28-year veteran of The New York Times publishing empire to the much smaller world of PressPoint.’
- ‘Unfortunately for Professor Lotter, it appears someone has already coined the term ‘cyberphobia’, meaning the fear of computers /Internet/technology.’
- ‘Which seemed to think that Internet access via TVs and mobile phones may get more people over their cyberphobia.’
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