[ UK /ˌæɡɔːɹɐfˈə‍ʊbɪk/ ]
  1. suffering from agoraphobia; abnormally afraid of open or public places
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How To Use agoraphobic In A Sentence

  • The only problem is this serial killer with his clone family is agoraphobic and acrophobic and won't go into space. Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Starfire - Charles Sheffield
  • The possibilities for a true rhyme here are endless: an agoraphobic might want to substitute "lair," a friendly Frenchman "mon frere," a stolid German "mein herr," etc. Michael Sigman: Sondheim's Lyrics: Rhymes, Reasons and Religion
  • cognoscenti" - elitist, agoraphobic, self-referential, intellectual narcissists with asthma and a tendency towards pasty skin and the use of words like "cognoscenti". Truckeratlas Diary Entry
  • Lucky for him, I was agoraphobic at the time, and could barely make it to the corner shop without necking a month's supply of Valium.
  • Painfully shy (unless lubricated with alcohol), agoraphobic and intensely private, the outline of his life is, for the most part, a list of publications.
  • On Tuesday I worked with a girl who was emetophobic – afraid of vomiting – and ended up agoraphobic. My week: hypnotherapist Dominic Knight
  • They were city Arabs, agoraphobic in their outlook, 6comfortable in crowds amidst noise, and naturally distrustful of space. WHEN THE APRICOTS BLOOM
  • His limbs, sticking out of a tennis shirt and a pair of shorts that lost the Empire, were shaking more than an agoraphobic greyhound. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS
  • Though she was agoraphobic, she had a broad scattering of acquaintances, including a loyal readership who counted her among their friends.
  • The show sometimes pushes too hard for shock value, especially where Macy and an agoraphobic lunatic played by Joan Cusack are concerned, but that kind of overindulgence comes with the pay-cable territory. Ask Matt: NCIS Without Gibbs? Plus Human Target, Shameless and midseason TV
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