'Digital Detox' Becomes A Real-Life Word, Gets Added To Oxford Dictionary Online


Finally, there's an official word to describe those times when you completely unplug from all digital devices. Ironically, this word is listed only in the online dictionary, which can only be accessed from a digital device.

No matter. Travelers everywhere, rejoice! "Digital detox" is now a word in the Oxford Dictionary Online!

The term, along with quite a few others, was added to the (online) books on Wednesday. Its official definition reads:

digital detox (n): a period of time during which a person refrains from using electronic devices such as smartphones or computers, regarded as an opportunity to reduce stress or focus on social interaction in the physical world:
break free of your devices and go on a digital detox

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