Definition of nomophobia
- Using the online polling service OnePull, SecurEnvoy found that 66% of the 1,000 people surveyed in the United Kingdom say they fear losing or being without their phone. Just four years ago a similar survey found that only 53% of people suffered from nomophobia (no-mobile-phobia).
- —Deborah Netburn, The Los Angeles Times, 17 Feb. 2012
nomophobicplay \ˌnō-mə-ˈfō-bik\ adjective
- The more powerful these phones get, the more we use and depend on them, and the more compulsive and nomophobic we become.
- —Jay Fidell, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 24 Dec. 2013