Define: Infoglut

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Definition: Infoglut



What is the dictionary definition of Infoglut?

Dictionary Definition


An abbreviation of Information glut.

Means: Information Overload


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Full Definition of Infoglut


Information overload (also known as infobesity, infoxication, information anxiety, and information explosion) is the difficulty in understanding an issue and effectively making decisions when one has too much information about that issue.

Infoglut refers specifically to masses of continuously increasing information, which are so poorly catalogued or organised (or not organised at all) that it is almost impossible to navigate through the data to search or draw any conclusion or meaning. This term is related to information anxiety and information overload.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Infoglut are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 27th December 2019.