claustrophobic

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

Definition of claustrophobic

  1. 1 :  affected with or inclined to claustrophobia

  2. 2 :  inducing or suggesting claustrophobia

claustrophobically

play \-bi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of claustrophobic in a sentence

  1. The theater can be a little claustrophobic when it's full.

  2. She doesn't go in elevators because she is claustrophobic.

Circa 1889

First Known Use of claustrophobic

circa 1889


CLAUSTROPHOBIC Defined for English Language Learners

claustrophobic

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

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


Medical Dictionary

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claustrophobic

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adjective claus·tro·pho·bic \ˌklȯ-strə-ˈfō-bik\

Medical Definition of claustrophobic

  1. 1:  suffering from or inclined to claustrophobia

  2. 2:  inducing or suggesting claustrophobia

claustrophobically

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claustrophobic

noun claus·tro·pho·bic

Medical Definition of claustrophobic



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