future shock
noun Date: 1965 the physical and psychological distress suffered by one who is unable to cope with the rapidity of social and technological changes

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  • future shock — ☆ future shock n. [after the book Future Shock (1970) by A. Toffler] the inability to cope with the rapid and myriad changes of modern society, or the distress resulting from this …   English World dictionary

  • future shock — future ,shock noun uncount the difficulty that some people experience in dealing with changes in technology and society …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Future Shock — infobox Book | name = Future Shock title orig = translator = image caption = author = Alvin Toffler illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Futurology publisher = Random House release date = 1970… …   Wikipedia

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  • future shock — 1. physical and psychological disturbance caused by a person s inability to cope with very rapid social and technological change. 2. any overload of a person s or an organization s capacity for adaptation or decision making. [on the model of… …   Universalium

  • future shock — fu′ture shock n. cvb soc physical and psychological disturbance caused by a person s inability to cope with rapid social and technological change …   From formal English to slang

  • future shock — /ˈfjutʃə ʃɒk/ (say fyoohchuh shok) noun a state of anxiety experienced by an individual or a community exposed to an accelerated rate of technological and social change. {modelled on culture shock; coined in 1965 by Alvin Toffler, born 1928, US… …   Australian English dictionary

  • future shock — noun a state of distress or disorientation due to rapid social or technological change …   English new terms dictionary

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