agoraphobia definition

  • noun:
    • An abnormal anxiety about open or public venues.
    • driving a car of available rooms, crowds, or uncontrolled social problems.
    • In pathology, a dread of crossing available areas, including open squares, town parks, etc.: an element of some instances of neurasthenia.
    • a morbid fear of open spaces (as concern about being caught alone in certain general public destination)

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