claustrophobia


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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.

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
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