Opposition to the Industrial Revolution by textile workers fearing for their livelihoods.
Opposition to technological change.
Origin: after Ned Ludd, a legendary example.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
fanatical opposition to the introduction of machinery as it originally manifested itself among the hand-loom weavers of the Midlands.
The numerical value of luddism in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of luddism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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