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claustrophobia

claus·tro·pho·bi·a

claustrophobia

 
pronunciation:
klaw str fo bi
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part of speech: noun
definition: an abnormal fear of being in closed or confined places.
His claustrophobia had become so severe that he could no longer travel on airplanes.
derivations: claustrophobic (adj.), claustrophobe (n.)
Word Parts
The word claustrophobia contains the following parts:
phobia, -phobe, -phobic Greek root that means fear, dread