The definition of claustrophobia is a fear of being in enclosed or confined places.
A feeling of panic when stepping into an elevator is an example of claustrophobia.
an abnormal fear of being in an enclosed or confined place
Origin of claustrophobiafrom Classical Latin claustrum (see cloister) + -phobia
An abnormal fear of being in narrow or enclosed spaces.
Origin of claustrophobiaLatin claustrum enclosed place ; see cloister . -phobia