Definición de agoraphobia en inglés:

agoraphobia

Silabificación: ag·o·ra·pho·bi·a
Pronunciación: /ˌagərəˈfōbēə
 
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sustantivo

Extreme or irrational fear of crowded spaces or enclosed public places.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In addition, the person may develop irrational fears called phobias, such as agoraphobia, about situations where a panic attack has occurred.
  • Some people have an extreme fear condition called agoraphobia, and confine themselves to the home or other familiar places where they feel relatively safe.
  • As well as being a fear of open spaces, agoraphobia is also a fear of being in a crowd, being alone in a house and travelling alone.

Origen

late 19th century: from Greek agora 'place of assembly, marketplace' + -phobia.

Derivativos

agoraphobic

Pronunciación: /-ˈfōbik/
adjetivo & sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For those suffering from panic disorder, agoraphobic avoidance may first occur in situations associated with the first panic attack.
  • For example, an agoraphobic patient, whom we shall call Sarah, was too terrified even to contemplate any treatment involving exposure (facing the feared stimulus - in this case, going outside).
  • On the other hand, we need to be alert for clients who significantly restrict their lives and devalue their lives and work or those who become agoraphobic.

agoraphobe

Pronunciación: /ˈagərəˌfōb/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We are in danger of becoming a nation of agoraphobes.
  • If I weren't a comedian, I think I would be an agoraphobe, so it's a good thing I've picked a career that allows me to travel.
  • Being an agoraphobe was a lot more complicated than just never leaving the house, something most people couldn't begin to appreciate, Darcy thought, running the water in the sink.

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