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fix·ate

 (fĭk′sāt′)
v. fix·at·ed, fix·at·ing, fix·ates
v.tr.
1.
a. To cause (a person or the eyes) to look at or pay attention to something steadily: "My eyes were fixated on his playful, deep-set brown eyes" (Bernard Lown).
b. To focus one's eyes or attention on: "When you fixate the closer of the two fingers, the one further away is seen double" (Robert F. Schmidt and Gerhard Thews).
2. To command the attention of exclusively or repeatedly; preoccupy obsessively: "TV and newspapers were fixated on high-technology as the solution to almost everything" (Jay Walljasper).
3. Psychology
a. To cause to become emotionally attached in an immature or pathological manner.
b. In classical psychoanalysis, to cause (the libido) to be arrested at an early stage of psychosexual development.
v.intr.
1. To focus the eyes or attention.
2. Psychology
a. To become attached to a person or thing in an immature or pathological way; form a fixation.
b. To be arrested at an early stage of psychosexual development.
Translations

fixated

[fɪkˈseɪtɪd] ADJ to be fixated on sth/sbestar obsesionado con algo/algn, tener una fijación con algo/algn
to become or get fixated on or with sth/sbobsesionarse con algo/algn
mother-fixatedcon fijación materna or en la madre

fixated

[fɪkˈseɪtɪd] adj (= obsessed) → obsédé(e)
to be fixated on sth → être obsédé(e) par qch

fixated

adjfixiert (→ on auf +acc)
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