Definition of “agoraphobia” - English Dictionary

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“agoraphobia” in British English

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agoraphobianoun [ U ]

uk /ˌæɡ.ə.rəˈfəʊ.bi.ə/ us /ˌæɡ.ə.rəˈfoʊ.bi.ə/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • Agoraphobia is a terrible affliction. 
  • And I was immediately stricken with agoraphobia. 
  • He may have suffered from agoraphobia. 
  • She suffers from inherited agoraphobia. 

(Definition of “agoraphobia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)