claustrophobic


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claus·tro·pho·bic

(klaws'trō-fō'bik),
Relating to or suffering from claustrophobia.

claustrophobic

(klô′strə-fō′bĭk)
adj.
1.
a. Relating to or suffering from claustrophobia.
b. Uncomfortably closed or hemmed in.
2. Tending to induce claustrophobia; uncomfortably confined or crowded: a claustrophobic little room.

claus′tro·pho′bi·cal·ly adv.

claus·tro·pho·bic

(klaw'strŏ-fō'bik)
Relating to or suffering from claustrophobia.
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