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claustrophobic

claustrophobic

adjective claus·tro·pho·bic \ˌkls-trə-ˈfō-bik\

of a room, space, etc. : not having enough space for people to feel comfortable : causing claustrophobia

: having a fear of being in closed or small spaces : having claustrophobia

: not having or providing enough freedom

Full Definition of CLAUSTROPHOBIC

1
:  affected with or inclined to claustrophobia
2
:  inducing or suggesting claustrophobia
claus·tro·pho·bi·cal·ly \-bi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of CLAUSTROPHOBIC

  1. The theater can be a little claustrophobic when it's full.
  2. She doesn't go in elevators because she is claustrophobic.

First Known Use of CLAUSTROPHOBIC

circa 1889

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