claustrophobia claustrophobia  /ˌklɔ strə ˈfoʊ bi ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a morbid fear of being closed in a confined space

Usage(s):

  1. The interior of the 24H can be configured to sleep as many as two adults and four children without any bouts of claustrophobia.
  2. But its also clear from the deadening claustrophobia of Sam Mendess visual style and the pounding monotony of Thomas Newmans score that their exit is blocked.
  3. Moon, Duncan Joness modest, haunting first feature, offers something of an antidote, presenting a vision of life beyond Earth that emphasizes claustrophobia and loneliness.

News

  • Wendy Dager: A lineup of the usual suspects beyond number

    A good part of our lives is spent waiting in line, unless you are a politician or a celebrity. Then you get rushed through — perhaps because you have somehow achieved the equivalent of queue nirvana — so as not to suffer claustrophobia and plantar fasciitis with the rest of us pitiful mortals.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

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Quotes

  1. "The doctors were observing me while I was there. They explained to Sheriff (Lee) Baca that they thought I was having severe anxiety, panic attacks, claustrophobia," Hilton told the magazine.
    on Jun 27, 2007 By: Paris Hilton Source: AFP

  2. "I don't know how I'm going to feel in a few years, [but] right now I'm attached to my face," Brooke said. "I'm used to it. I would not know what to do if it looked different. I think I would have claustrophobia."
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Brooke Shields Source: Access Hollywood

  3. "I suffered from claustrophobia and I thought I was going crazy in there," said Kampusch.
    on Sep 6, 2006 By: Natascha Kampusch Source: ABC News

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