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Definition of closed-in in English:
Oppressively enclosed or lacking in space: her distress at being in closed-in places
More example sentences
- Some people when feeling very anxious, have sensations whereby they feel like thing are ‘closing in on them’ or that they can't breathe in small closed-in spaces.
- Tamika had never had problems with small, closed-in spaces, which was a good thing, considering the size of her apartment.
- Often he would go from wide-open scenes to closed-in spaces in a cut, which was pretty effective.
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