Definition of cabin fever in English:

cabin fever

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[mass noun] informal , chiefly North American
  • Lassitude, irritability, and similar symptoms resulting from long confinement or isolation indoors during the winter: a great energy-burning game for exuberant Cubs with midwinter cabin fever
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    • Like many people, you may experience cabin fever during the winter months.
    • ‘People in those areas get cabin fever in the winter and want to get out during the warm months,’ he says.
    • But at both locations, even longtime residents say the long, dark, cold days of winter can bring about cabin fever.

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