as in to gaze
to look at or think about something constantly; to give all of your attention to something
usually + on or upon
The cat was fixated on a small hole in the wall. Why do journalists fixate on scandals?

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“Fixate.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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