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claustrophobic

adjective uk   /ˌklɒs.trəˈfəʊ.bɪk/ us    /ˌklɑː.strəˈfoʊ-/
describes a place that is small and closed, and makes you feel uncomfortable when you are in it: My room's a bit claustrophobic.SmallExtremely small describes a person suffering from a fear of being in closed spacesFear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words

claustrophobic

noun [C] uk   /ˌklɒs.trəˈfəʊ.bɪk/ us    /ˌklɑː.strəˈfoʊ-/
a claustrophobic personFear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
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