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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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.
Defensive pressure another player might regard as clawing and claustrophobic strikes Monk as an invitation to shoot.
For under Rabbi David's supervision the airy balcony of old has been eliminated and the women are squeezed into a claustrophobic auxiliary space.
One peek inside a windowless, claustrophobic cabin was enough to convince me the ocean view was worth its weight in soda.
Eventually, the game's claustrophobic, sneak-and-fight sequence opened up to a city-spanning chase between Spidey and a low-flying helicopter.
That sense of realism is juxtaposed with a wild cinematic style from cinematographer Mike Eley, all off-center framing, low canted angles, dramatic tracking shots, and claustrophobic handheld camera for some of the more intense monologues.
Writer-director Trey Edward Shults has created a claustrophobic gem of a movie.
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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 Definition of claustrophobic
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