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fixate

fix·ate

fixate

 
pronunciation:
fIk seIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fixated, fixates, fixating
definition 1: to make stable or stationary; fix.
definition 2: to focus or concentrate on.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to become fixed or stuck.
definition 2: to develop and persist in an immature psychological attachment, or to suffer arrested emotional development.
definition 3: to become focused or concentrated.
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