claustrophobia

(redirected from claustrophobes)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

claus·tro·pho·bi·a

 (klô′strə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of being in narrow or enclosed spaces.

[Latin claustrum, enclosed place; see cloister + -phobia.]

claus′tro·phobe′ n.

claustrophobia

(ˌklɔːstrəˈfəʊbɪə; ˌklɒs-)
n
(Psychology) an abnormal fear of being closed in or of being in a confined space
[C19: from claustro-, from Latin claustrum cloister + -phobia]
ˈclaustroˌphobe n

claus•tro•pho•bi•a

(ˌklɔ strəˈfoʊ bi ə)

n.
an abnormal fear of being in enclosed or narrow places.
[1875–80; < Latin claustr(um) bolt, barrier]
claus′tro•phobe`, n.
claus`tro•pho′bic, adj.

claustrophobia

an abnormal fear of enclosed spaces. Also called cleistophobia.
See also: Spaces
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.claustrophobia - a morbid fear of being closed in a confined space
simple phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
Translations
خَوْف مِنَ الأماكِن المُغْلَقَه
klaustrofobie
klaustrofobi
klaŭstrofobio
klaustrofobia
קלאוסטרופוביה
bezártsági érzet
innilokunarkennd
閉所恐怖症
klaustrofobijauždarų patalpų baimė
klaustrofobija, bailes no slēgtas telpas
klaustrofobia
klaustrofóbia
клаустрофобија
cellskräckklaustrofobi
kapalı yer korkusuklostrofobi

claustrophobia

[ˌklɔːstrəˈfəʊbɪə] Nclaustrofobia f

claustrophobia

[ˌklɔːstrəˈfəʊbiə ˌklɒstrəˈfəʊbiə] nclaustrophobie f

claustrophobia

nKlaustrophobie f, → Platzangst f (inf)

claustrophobia

[ˌklɔːstrəˈfəʊbɪə] nclaustrofobia

claustrophobia

(kloːstrəˈfəubiə) noun
fear of narrow, small or enclosed places.
ˌclaustroˈphobic adjective

claus·tro·pho·bia

n. claustrofobia, miedo o fobia a espacios cerrados.

claustrophobia

n claustrofobia
References in periodicals archive ?
While this limited space may not be for claustrophobes, it does offer porthole windows, a sink and a stove top, showing that even the most restricted spaces can have potential.
Ce materiel de pointe est en service et demeure l'un des plus modernes et des plus sophistiques au monde, compte tenu de ses caracteristiques et surtout de ses specificites, puisqu'il est ouvert avec un champ vertical dedie a la pediatrie, aux claustrophobes, a l'interventionnel et aux obeses.
87) de Rimbaud sont, comme le suggere cette expression, plus claustrophobes que les enfers de l'Eneide: Chisholm a beau nous assurer que Rimbaud etait "desperately hungry for freedom," (22) son poeme qualifie l'enthousiasme du jeune rebelle qui se jette dans la liberte sauvage des flots, avec l'angoisse d'un etre perdu dans un labyrinthe.