31 Synonyms & Antonyms for Luddite


Noun:

The noun for “Luddite” is “Luddite.” It refers to a person who is opposed to or resistant to new technologies, particularly industrial machinery or automation, often based on concerns about their impact on jobs or traditional ways of life.

Adjective:

The adjective for “Luddite” is “Luddite.” For example, you could say “He has a Luddite mentality,” meaning that he is resistant to or opposed to technological advancements.

Synonyms

Technophobe
Neo-Luddite
Anti-technology activist
Retrogressive
Traditionalist
Conservative
Reactionary
Anti-progress advocate
Analogist
Anti-automation campaigner
Techno-skeptic
Techno-resistant
Old-fashioned
Techno-detractor
Tech-averse

Antonyms

Technophile
Innovator
Futurist
Early adopter
Technocrat
Progressive
Forward-thinker
Digital native
Techie
Geek
Cyber-enthusiast
Tech-savvy individual
Advocate of progress
Proponent of technology
Digital aficionado

Examples from books and articles

  • The majority have a built-in Luddite mentality; they are resistant to change.
  • Here in the Midwest, do we apply the Luddite mentality and return to the scythe and pitchfork?

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