Recent Examples of fixate from the Web
A week after the Trump Tower meeting, on Jan. 11, Comey writes that Trump called him and said he was concerned about the dossier being made public and was fixated on the prostitutes allegation.
Jackson did all that Saturday with eyes fixated on his every move.
The way young adult fiction has leveled up in the wake of The Hunger Games has been to turn to the direst dystopian variant possible, with a spate of narratives fixating on teen suicide.
Alioto is mostly fixated on cutting waste from the SFMTA’s $1.2 billion annual budget.
That America’s gun culture has become fixated on military-style weapons may be another symptom.
Oh, and Claudius just so happens to have the green eyes that Archie was so fixated on.
While most eyes in the golf world are fixated on the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Austin, a certain former Dallas Cowboys quarterback is drawing major attention to the opposite-field event down in the Dominican Republic.
Tribe traitors typically have short lifespans on Survivor, especially in a season as fixated on tribal loyalty as this one.
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FIXATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fixate for English Language Learners
: to look at or think about something constantly : to give all of your attention to something
medical Definition of fixate
- an infant with normal vision…will fixate on a light held before him
- —Journal of the American Medical Association
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