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Agoraphobia Definition in Context with Images & Antonyms

Agoraphobia definition in context with images and antonyms from the book, Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student.

/ˌæg.rəˈfəʊ.bi.ə/ (noun)

Agoraphobia definition

extreme or irrational anxiety or fear of open spaces or public places or being away from home or even fear of being in a crowd of people

Video of agoraphobia

Agoraphobia in context

Agoraphobia is a fear of being in situations where escape might be difficult or that help wouldn’t be available if things go wrong.

Many people assume agoraphobia is simply a fear of open spaces, but it’s actually a more complex condition.

Someone with agoraphobia may be scared of:

  1. travelling on public transport
  2. visiting a shopping centre
  3. leaving home

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Parts of speech

Adjective: agoraphobic

Noun: agoraphobe

Noun: agoraphobic

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