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Synonyms for fixation
fɪkˈseɪ ʃən

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  1. arrested development, fixation, infantile fixation, regression(noun)

    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, fixation(noun)

    an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone

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

  3. fixation(noun)

    the activity of fastening something firmly in position

    obsession, infantile fixation, arrested development, regression, fixing

  4. fixation, fixing(noun)

    (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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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. Cylance Chief Executive Stuart McClure:

    It underscores Iran's determination and fixation on large-scale compromise of critical infrastructure.

  4. Morten Heierdal of Anti-Doping Norway:

    When I started, the people using steroids were almost exclusively men in their twenties and thirties, but what we see now is that more and more young boys and girls are interested, it has to do with the fixation with body image, the desire to look good...

  5. 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.

Translations for fixation

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  • закрепване, втвърдяване, сгъстяванеBulgarian
  • στερέωσηGreek
  • obsesiónSpanish
  • kiinnittyminen, tallentaminen, kiinnittäminen, fiksaatio, jähmettyminen, fikseerausFinnish
  • fosúchánIrish
  • fiksasiIndonesian
  • קיבועHebrew
  • 固定Japanese
  • свя́зывание, навя́зчивая иде́я, закрепле́ние, фикса́ция, одержи́мостьRussian

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