fixation

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

fix·a·tion

noun \fik-ˈsā-shən\

Definition of FIXATION

1
: the act, process, or result of fixing, fixating, or becoming fixated: as a : the act or an instance of focusing the eyes upon an object b : a persistent concentration of libidinal energies upon objects characteristic of psychosexual stages of development preceding the genital stage c : stereotyped behavior (as in response to frustration) d : an obsessive or unhealthy preoccupation or attachment
2
: the immobilization of the parts of a fractured bone especially by the use of various metal attachments

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