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Synonyms for fixation
fɪkˈseɪ ʃənfix·a·tion

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  1. arrested development, fixation, infantile fixation, regressionnoun

    an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely

    retrogression, reversion, infantile fixation, statistical regression, fixing, arrested development, regression toward the mean, regression, simple regression, retroversion, regress, obsession

  2. obsession, fixationnoun

    an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone

    obsession, infantile fixation, arrested development, regression, fixing, compulsion

  3. fixationnoun

    the activity of fastening something firmly in position

    obsession, infantile fixation, arrested development, regression, fixing

  4. fixation, fixingnoun

    (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body

    infantile fixation, fixing, fastening, mend, arrested development, fixture, repair, reparation, regression, obsession, fix, fastener, holdfast, altering, mending, neutering

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  1. Christen Kuikoua:

    In the name of beauty, surgeries unfold, Young girls alter bodies, a story untold. As if God made mistakes in His creation, A defiance of divine design, a false fixation.

  2. Legacy Church:

    Its tragic that what we do for thousands of shut-ins, those in despair, and kids who go without meals gets no state notice, but fixation on one service can net us large fines, the state should fold its losing hand against churches as Colorado has, focus on the truly vulnerable, and recognize what the U.S. Supreme Court has recently said about churches, because we must continue to do what we are called to.

  3. Cynthia Lummis:

    Let me suggest that it is harder for women in the Utah Republican conference than it is in the Democratic conference, because Democrats at this point in their history are fixated on identity politics, if you are black, Hispanic, Asian... you are cultivated within the Democratic ranks because of their current fixation on identity politics. Cathy McMorris Rodgers are not focused on identity politics.

  4. Lim Myoung-ho:

    It is easy to use... but there is also an error of over-generalization or fixation.

  5. Kyle Wiens:

    People have this fixation with new, and I don’t understand it, you save money; it’s a good buy. It’s better for everybody.

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  • закрепване, втвърдяване, сгъстяванеBulgarian
  • στερέωσηGreek
  • obsesiónSpanish
  • fikseeraus, jähmettyminen, kiinnittyminen, tallentaminen, kiinnittäminen, fiksaatioFinnish
  • fosúchánIrish
  • fiksasiIndonesian
  • קיבועHebrew
  • 固定Japanese
  • 정착Korean
  • фикса́ция, закрепле́ние, одержи́мость, навя́зчивая иде́я, свя́зываниеRussian
  • 固定Chinese

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