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cabin fever

noun as in anxiety caused by living in isolation or indoors for a long period of time

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Example Sentences

Elbow bumps may replace those handshakes for a few years, but cabin fever has me fantasizing about visiting some of my favorite wine regions in person as soon as opportunity allows.

Office workers logged on from cramped apartments, paying bills but struggling to balance professional duties with childcare needs or to manage loneliness, anxiety, cabin fever.

From Time

Our natural hunger for new horizons is at the root of cabin fever.

After three seasons of this pandemic during which kids could mostly cure their cabin fever with bike rides and socially distanced outdoor games, we’re staring down the next few months of winter, where one short day pushes into the next short day.

Those cravings aren’t just cabin fever—the human body hungers for companionship in much the way we hunger for food, according to a new study conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

From Fortune

They think me and Rory have gotten cabin fever and been on set too long, just talking in this random language.

Then, Rubin sent it over to his college classmate, Evan Astrowsky, who produced Cabin Fever.

This very black sci-fi comedy is part 2001 satire, part Cabin Fever.

With all the activity seething around us, and with only Stein and myself to keep each other company, we were getting cabin fever.

Cabin fever no longer tormented them with its magnifying of little things.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cabin fever, such as: claustrophobia, climbing the walls, distress, neurosis, restlessness, and sad.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.