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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

    Synonyms:
    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

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

  3. fixationnoun

    the activity of fastening something firmly in position

    Synonyms:
    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

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

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How to use fixation in a sentence?

  1. Bob Johnson:

    For some reason, these people have this fixation on it.

  2. Randi Weingarten:

    It's common sense, the fixation on high-stakes testing hasn't moved the needle on student achievement.

  3. 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.

  4. Randi Weingarten:

    It's a big deal that the president and the secretaries of education-both current and future-are saying that they get it and are pledging to address the fixation on testing in tangible ways.

  5. Lim Myoung-ho:

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


Translations for fixation

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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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