an·​ti-tech·​nol·​o·​gy ˌan-tē-tek-ˈnä-lə-jē How to pronounce anti-technology (audio)
variants or antitechnology
: opposed to technology or technological change
He apparently monitors the Internet, but his whole philosophy is anti-technologyJonathan Alter
an antitechnology manifesto

Examples of anti-technology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chase, who died last August, argued that the traumatic experiment, now seen as unethical, helped inform Kaczynski’s budding anti-technology worldview. Nick Stoico,, 11 June 2023 But if anti-technology, pro-union rules are written into the law by Congress, administrative-procedure challenges won’t remedy them. The Editors, National Review, 21 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-technology was in 1957

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“Anti-technology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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