Examples of claustrophobic in a Sentence
The theater can be a little claustrophobic when it's full.
She doesn't go in elevators because she is claustrophobic.
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Not for the claustrophobic, entrance to the cave is unmarked, in the ground and only a couple of feet wide.
Be warned: The latest innovation in working out is not for the claustrophobic.
Now, when the dipnetters descend, the beach takes on the motley, slightly claustrophobic feel of a music festival.
Nolan’s take on World War II is intensely claustrophobic in every possible way.
The dense, claustrophobic brush promised a large mammal encounter.
The activity can be both intellectual and physical, and for those who are not claustrophobic, apparently a lot of fun.
In the claustrophobic bowels of a mine, a blast goes wrong and sends a flaming fireball racing through the shaft in a brief but effective disaster scene that leaves four workmen dead and the audience hungry for more.
Wearing actual crop tops and bras in 95 degree weather can feel claustrophobic and completely disgusting.
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CLAUSTROPHOBIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of claustrophobic for English Language Learners
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
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