Definition of 'claustrophobia'
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You get the safety net of village life without the claustrophobia. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To what extent does your claustrophobia restrict your life? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Everyone longs to escape the claustrophobia of this mining village. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is little fear of claustrophobia or boredom, staff say. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I had to escape from the claustrophobia. The Sun (2011)A squash court is the last place to escape the claustrophobia of embarrassment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The claustrophobia of tiny houses. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Although we hear little of her present-day life, the sense of her escape from the claustrophobia of home and the strictures of her upbringing is strong. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
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