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Feature shock

(From Alvin Toffler’s “Future Shock”) A user’s confusion when confronted with a package that has too many features and poor introductory material.
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  • Featurette

    noun a short movie Word Origin feature + -ette ‘small’

  • Featuring

    [fee-cher] /ˈfi tʃər/ noun 1. a prominent or conspicuous part or characteristic: Tall buildings were a new feature on the skyline. 2. something offered as a special attraction: This model has several added features. 3. Also called feature film. the main motion picture in a movie program: What time is the feature? 4. any part […]

  • Feaze

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