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robotic

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EtymologyEdit

Coined by Isaac Asimov in his 1941 book Liar!.

PronunciationEdit

enPR: rō-bot′ik

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹəʊˈbɒt.ɪk/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɹoʊˈbɑt.ɪk/ [ɹoʊˈbɑɾɪk]

AdjectiveEdit

robotic (comparative more robotic, superlative most robotic)

  1. Of, relating to, or resembling a robot; mechanical, lacking emotion or personality, etc.
    Al Gore was famously criticized for having the most robotic manner of any US politician.
    His voice sounded robotic over the long-distance telephone connection.

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