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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Become fixed (on); Make fixed, stable or stationary; Pay attention to exclusively and obsessively; Attach (oneself) to a person or thing in a neurotic way.

Usage examples (35)
  • Try not to fixate so much on celebrity news.
  • Mr. FEHRMAN: As a culture, we just kind of fixate on this idea of a writer who's alone and doing his work.
  • Consecutive stages of 'fixate' and 'saccade' trials.
  • Drivers tend to "fixate" on signals and turn when they get a green light without checking for pedestrians. for more
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