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June 3rd, 2018

Word of the Day 06/03/18 Infomania

Infomania (noun)
infomania [in-fuh-mey-nee-uh, ‐foh‐]


noun
1. excessive enthusiasm for acquiring knowledge.
2. Digital Technology.
a. an obsessive need to constantly check emails, social media websites, online news, etc.: The fear of being out of the loop, not in the know, fuels infomania, especially among teens.
b. the effects of this obsession, especially a decline in the ability to concentrate: She attributes her increasingly poor “life management skills” to infomania.

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Origin: info(rmation) + mania

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