verb (used with object), fix·at·ed, fix·at·ing.
verb (used without object), fix·at·ed, fix·at·ing.
Examples from the Web for fixated
The Republican Party is too fixated on this fiction of electability.
For god's sake, Catherine the Great was never this fixated on horses.Mayor De Blasio’s Horse Policy Is a Pile of Manure|Nick Gillespie|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Song is You By Arthur Phillips We know that fans get fixated on their favorite musical stars.
Frustrated by her souring relationship with Salinger, Maynard fixated on the idea of having a daughter.
Perhaps the police had tunnel vision, fixated from the beginning on the belief that the killers were drug dealers.How Local Police Missed a Chance to Stop Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011|Michael Daly|July 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The phenomenon appeared only when the illuminated spot had been fixated for an appreciable period of time.
The eye was first fixated on the light-spot, and then moved horizontally away toward either the right or the left.
Breuer's first hysterical patient was fixated in the same manner upon the time when she nursed her very sick father.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis|Sigmund Freud
British Dictionary definitions for fixated
Word Origin for fixate
Word Origin and History for fixated
1885, "to fix, make stable," from fix (v.) + -ate. Meaning "to gaze upon" is from 1889. Psychological sense is from 1926, originally in Freudian theory, in this case perhaps a back-formation from fixation. Related: Fixated; fixating.