20 terms

Smartphone Addiction: Your Ego in Your Hand

STUDY
PLAY
ego
one's concept of oneself
envy
feeling of discontent, dislike, or desire because another person has what you want
glamorous
full of charm and elegance
social capital
the social knowledge and connections that enable people to accomplish their goals and extend their influence.
witty
amusing; clever
obnoxious
annoying; offensive
upbeat
cheerful; positive; enthusiastic
compulsion
a strong desire that is difficult to control; an irresistible impulse
epidemic
a rapid spread, growth, or development
engrossed
having all one's attention or interest absorbed by someone or something
sinister
evil or dangerous
detached
showing lack of emotional involvement
bluntly
honestly; plainly spoken
repulsive
disgusting; tending to drive off; offensive
advent
arrival of something; the beginning
consolidate
bring together into a single system
veneer
a superficial or deceptively attractive appearance
bionic
having abilities improved by mechanical devices
prosthetic
an artificial body part
augment
to make greater or to supplement