What does nomophobia mean?

Fear of not being near your mobile device

Nomophobia is a term that refers to the fear of being away from your mobile device. This phobia has become more common as people spend more time on their phones and tablets.

Nomphobia is another way of saying phone addiction. Since phones provide a wide array of uses, such as communication, navigation, Internet access, and games, they have permeated into many areas in our lives. It has become increasingly difficult to go anywhere without a phone, which is the reason to why the nomophobia term came to be.


Katie has nomophobia
Yeah, she can't be away from her phone for more than 5 minutes
Nomophobia means
Nomophobia means Fear of not being near your mobile device

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Updated November 3, 2016

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