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cabin fever

n.
Boredom, restlessness, or irritability that results from a lack of environmental stimulation, as from a prolonged stay in a remote, sparsely populated region or a confined indoor area.

cabin fever

n
chiefly Canadian acute depression resulting from being isolated or sharing cramped quarters in the wilderness, esp during the long northern winter

cab′in fe′ver


n.
boredom, restlessness, and anxiety from a prolonged stay in a remote or confined place.
[1915–20]
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