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.
Recent Examples of claustrophobic from the Web
When Petra and Karin are in bed together, there's a claustrophobic feel
Previously rescuers carved reinforced vertical tunnels into the heart of the wreckage, and from there crawled into the narrow, claustrophobic horizontal spaces left between the collapsed floors.
And like Virginia Woolf and other plays that deal with bickering couples stuck in an increasingly claustrophobic house, the first act of mother! deals with the politics of manners and how to deal with unwelcome house guests.
The claustrophobic stairs, the sparse interior, the tiny door easily missed in the maze-like bazaar; all in their original state.
Jey Levang’s illustration has so much to do with that tension; Levang just creates this lurid, jittery world with inks and colors that seems claustrophobic, hectic and nightmarish.
To keep the bedroom from becoming claustrophobic, a freestanding wall widens the room to 10 feet, allowing views of the high ceiling beyond the room.
Last week's episode was another intense one for you, where the fateful bite occurs, after Ofelia struggles through one of my own greatest fears: an extremely claustrophobic space, crawling through the ventilation shafts to get air to the ranchers.
Ape Out feels almost claustrophobic at times thanks to your limited viewpoint: the visible portion of the world bends around corners and through doorways like a ray of light depending on your position.
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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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