cybercult

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cyber- +‎ cult

Noun[edit]

cybercult (plural cybercults)

  1. A cult based on the Internet or in cyberspace.
    • 1997, J Peter Burgess, Cultural politics and political culture in postmodern Europe
      The cybercult is a cult of the absolute speed of electromagnetic waves which convey information.
    • 1998, Mike George, Learn to Relax
      From the pharaohs of Egypt to the suicide cybercults of modern times...
    • 2000, Thomas S Valovic, Digital Mythologies
      But in today's cybercult thinking, outcomes are announced, not debated.