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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Others who are more reserved in their admiration can probably wait until this almost-claustrophobic film comes to a smaller, more convenient screen.
Room for the passenger was slightly claustrophobic, with a low, thick windshield frame and a wide transmission tunnel intruding on the passenger-side floor space.
In large cities life can seem crowded and claustrophobic.
When Petra and Karin are in bed together, there's a claustrophobic feel; but when Petra suffers an emotional breakdown after Karin moves out, the home seems cavernous.
Small windows don’t help alleviate the claustrophobic feel of the interior.
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.
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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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