idée fixe


Synonyms and Antonyms of idée fixe

  1. something about which one is constantly thinking or concerned had this bizarre idée fixe that people were spying on her with electromagnetic waves Synonyms fetish (also fetich), fixation, mania, obsession, preoccupation, prepossessionRelated Words monomania; complex, hang-up, problem, trip; appetite, cacoëthes, compulsion, craving, desire, drive, enthusiasm, fascination, hankering, hunger, infatuation, itch, longing, lust, passion, pining, thirst, urge, yearning, yen; idiosyncrasy, quirk; bent, disposition, inclination, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendencyNear Antonyms apathy, disinterestedness, disregard, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern, unconcernedness

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to criticize severely

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