- Luddite ► NOUN 1) a member of any of the bands of English workers who opposed mechanization and destroyed machinery in the early 19th century. 2) a person opposed to industrialization or new technology.DERIVATIVES Luddism noun Ludditism noun.ORIGIN perhaps named after Ned Lud, a participant in the destruction of machinery.
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luddism — LUDDÍSM s.n. Mişcare spontană de protest a muncitorilor englezi din a doua jumătate a sec. XVIII şi din prima jumătate a sec. XIX, care s a manifestat prin distrugerea maşinilor. – Din fr. luddisme. Trimis de ana zecheru, 20.05.2004. Sursa: DEX… … Dicționar Român
Luddism — See Luddite. * * * … Universalium
Luddism — noun a) Opposition to the Industrial Revolution by textile workers fearing for their livelihoods. b) Opposition to technological change. See Also: Luddite … Wiktionary
LUDDISM — fanatical opposition to the introduction of machinery as it originally manifested itself among the hand loom weavers of the Midlands … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
luddism — n. belief that industrial machinery harms the labor market and reduces employment (widespread during the early 19th century) … English contemporary dictionary
luddism — ludd·ism … English syllables
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Neo-Luddism — is a personal world view opposing any modern technology that displaces workers and increases unemployment. Its name is based on the historical legacy of the British Luddites which were active between 1811 and 1816. Neo Luddism includes the… … Wikipedia
Luddite — Luddism, Ludditism, n. /lud uyt/, n. a member of any of various bands of workers in England (1811 16) organized to destroy manufacturing machinery, under the belief that its use diminished employment. [1805 15; after Ned Ludd, 18th century… … Universalium
Luddite — The Leader of the Luddites, engraving of 1812 The Luddites were a social movement of 19th century English textile artisans who protested – often by destroying mechanised looms – against the changes produced by the Industrial Revolution … Wikipedia