Definition of cabin fever in English:

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cabin fever

noun

informal, chiefly North American
Irritability, listlessness, and similar symptoms resulting from long confinement or isolation indoors during the winter.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: cab·in fe·ver

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