fixate

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fixate (third-person singular simple present fixates, present participle fixating, simple past and past participle fixated)

  1. (transitive) To make something fixed and stable; to fix.
  2. To stare fixedly at something.
  3. (intransitive) To attend to something to the exclusion of all others; used with on.
  4. (intransitive, psychology) To attach oneself to a person or thing in a pathological or neurotic manner; used with on.

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