verb (used with object), trans·fixed or trans·fixt, trans·fix·ing.
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Origin of transfix
OTHER WORDS FROM transfixtrans·fix·ion [trans-fik-shuhn], /trænsˈfɪk ʃən/, nounun·trans·fixed, adjective
Words nearby transfix
Example sentences from the Web for transfix
Miraculously, Malala survived, and her courage, wisdom, and optimism have continued to transfix and inspire the world.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More|Paula Kweskin|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Merle was looking Old Broadbrim squarely in the eye and his gaze seemed to transfix him like a lance.Old Broadbrim Into the Heart of Australia|Author of "Old Broadbrim"
The natives made deep pits to catch them, with bamboo spears at the bottom to transfix them when they fall in.Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak|Harriette McDougall
At the same moment Glumm ran up, intending to transfix the brute with his spear.Erling the Bold|R.M. Ballantyne