cabin fever

noun
a state characterized by anxiety, restlessness, and boredom, arising from a prolonged stay in a remote or confined place.

Origin:
1915–20, Americanism

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cabin fever
 
n
chiefly (Canadian) acute depression resulting from being isolated or sharing cramped quarters in the wilderness, esp during the long northern winter

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cabin fever

Distress or anxiety caused by prolonged confinement in a small or remote place, as in We've been snowed in for a week and everyone has cabin fever. Originating in the West, this term at first alluded to being penned up in a remote cabin during a long winter but has since been applied more broadly. [Late 1800s]

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