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
Example sentences from the Web for transfix
You’re transfixed by a cavernous mouth large enough to swallow a seal.Basking shark families go on road trips in search of fine dining|The Conversation|December 31, 2020|Ars Technica
Characters include Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, whose 11-year tenure transformed and divided Britain, and the late Princess Diana, whose death in a car crash in 1997 transfixed the nation and the world.Netflix rejects calls to add disclaimer to ‘The Crown’|ehinchliffe|December 6, 2020|Fortune
Undoubtedly one of the best movies of 2020, Lovers Rock is crafted directly from McQueen’s childhood and will transfix you with its evocative vibes.‘Lovers Rock’—The Story Behind The Music In Steve McQueen’s Tribute To Reggae|cmurray|November 28, 2020|Essence.com
What politicians eat and cookIn this contentious presidential election year, Americans were yet again transfixed by what political leaders were doing, saying and, of course, eating.
When President Obama finally came off the Vineyard and spoke out on the trauma that has transfixed America, he looked exhausted.
As much as I was transfixed by every second of this past season of Louie, Veep just made me giddy.Emmys 2013: What Show Should Win It All? Our Critics Debate|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|September 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But given what has been credibly written about him personally, Oscar Pistorius was transfixed by the dark side of the moon.
Babe: From the moment that pig opened its mouth I was transfixed.Emma Thompson’s Favorite Movies, From ‘Mary Poppins’ to ‘Life of Brian’|Emma Thompson|February 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But when the clapping stopped, almost everyone in the auditorium remained standing, transfixed by Lana in particular.The Wachowskis’ ‘Cloud Atlas’ Wows Toronto International Film Festival|Chris Lee|September 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As he brought them down, he found himself staring at them, transfixed.The Colors of Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
Mr. Bennett, though free now to move, remained where he was, transfixed.The Girl on the Boat|Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
In the middle of the composition a bestiarius has transfixed a bear with a stroke of his lance.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
If a glance could have transfixed her, Marion would have been immovable for life.Marion Berkley|Elizabeth B. Comins
I looked at her as if transfixed, and did not take my eyes off until she blushed, and again sank back as before.The Pacha of Many Tales|Frederick Marryat