An intense fear of confinement.

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  • claustrophobia — [klôs΄trə fō′bē ə] n. [< L claustrum (see CLOISTER) + PHOBIA] an abnormal fear of being in an enclosed or confined place claustrophobic adj …   English World dictionary

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