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fixated

[ fik-sey-tid ]
/ ˈfɪk seɪ tɪd /
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Definition of fixated

adjective
Psychoanalysis. arrested in emotional or sexual development:To me, he still seems stuck at the stage of an orally fixated toddler.
fastened or held in one place:An unstable dislocation, often due to loose ligaments, is more problematic than the fixated type of joint dislocation.
aimed or directed in one place:He looked up at me with the fixated stare of a strangled fish.
focused on by the eyes:Given a constant distance between the two eyes, the location of the fixated point, where the lines of sight of the two eyes meet, can be computed.
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Origin of fixated

OTHER WORDS FROM fixated

un·fix·at·ed, adjective
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