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Word of the Day – Luddite

By November 3, 2016Word of the Day

Luddite (noun)


A person opposed to increased industrialisation or new technology.

Originally a member of any of the bands of English workers who destroyed machinery, especially in cotton and woollen mills, which they believed was threatening their jobs (1811–16).

Example sentences

“Don’t be such a Luddite, it’s just a phone.”

“She’s a complete Luddite, she doesn’t even own a television.”

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