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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The space seemed claustrophobic and the people hyperactive.
For Jennifer, life in Jackson Heights has become claustrophobic.
In stark contrast to their typical claustrophobic overprotectiveness, there were several instances when my parents left me in the hands of complete strangers.
Anderson’s last film, the 2014 Thomas Pynchon adaptation Inherent Vice, was as wired and weird as this one is claustrophobic and silly.
These films took us to claustrophobic spaceships, an idyllic island populated only by women and futuristic cities with hologram companions, among other settings.
They are enacted, fittingly, within the claustrophobic confines of Steven C. Kemp’s rustic wooden set, lighted with hints of a mysterious world beyond by Dante Olivia Smith.
Nocturama draws on the claustrophobic vibe of Precinct 13 and takes inspiration from the way Carpenter privileges the present moment.
Others who are more reserved in their admiration can probably wait until this almost-claustrophobic film comes to a smaller, more convenient screen.
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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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