Definitions for luddism

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  1. Luddism(Noun)

    Opposition to the Industrial Revolution by textile workers fearing for their livelihoods.

  2. Luddism(Noun)

    Opposition to technological change.

  3. Origin: after Ned Ludd, a legendary example.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Luddism

    fanatical opposition to the introduction of machinery as it originally manifested itself among the hand-loom weavers of the Midlands.

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