A condition that produces restlessness and irritability caused from being in a confined space.
Cabin fever is an idiomatic term, first recorded in 1918, for a claustrophobic reaction that takes place when a person or group is isolated and/or shut in a small space, with nothing to do for an extended period. Cabin fever describes the extreme irritability and restlessness a person may feel in these situations. A person may experience cabin fever in a situation such as being in a simple country vacation cottage. When experiencing cabin fever, a person may tend to sleep, have distrust of anyone they are with, and an urge to go outside even in the rain, snow, dark or hail. The phrase is also used humorously to indicate simple boredom from being home alone.
The numerical value of cabin fever in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of cabin fever in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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We have cabin fever, we get tired of getting pushed around and people told you can’t do… you have to draw the line and say no.
It's cabin fever season people, that time of year when four walls feel like they're going to come in here and choke the spirit right out of you. Time to lock away those firearms and hang tough. No way through it except to do it.
It’s f *** ed, there was loads of wind, trees falling down and windows blown out in the next room and we’ve got no food left. It’s a bit of a nightmare. We’re getting cabin fever. It seems we’re stuck here for a few days at least.
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