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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.
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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
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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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

claustrophobia

an abnormal fear of enclosed spaces. Also called cleistophobia.
See also: Spaces
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

claustrophobia

[ˌklɔːstrəˈfəʊbiə ˌklɒstrəˈfəʊbiə] nclaustrophobie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

claustrophobia

nKlaustrophobie f, → Platzangst f (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

claustrophobia

[ˌklɔːstrəˈfəʊbɪə] nclaustrofobia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

claustrophobia

(kloːstrəˈfəubiə) noun
fear of narrow, small or enclosed places.
ˌclaustroˈphobic adjective
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

claus·tro·pho·bia

n. claustrofobia, miedo o fobia a espacios cerrados.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

claustrophobia

n claustrofobia
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Metaphors used by politicians, notably Boris Johnson and now Mr Hunt, have a hypnotic effect on the credulous, so we now have a series of hysterical claustrophobes bewailing our inability to escape Europe to frolic in the wide open meadows of subjugation to American or Chinese Trading restrictions.
Not to worry, claustrophobes:"These will stay 100 percent open," Schley said."Getting undressed in a vault is perhaps uncomfortable.
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