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Synonyms for fixation
fɪkˈseɪ ʃən

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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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How to use fixation in a sentence?

  1. Bob Johnson:

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

  2. Cylance Chief Executive Stuart McClure:

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

  3. Randi Weingarten:

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

  4. 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.

  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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Translations for fixation

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

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