fixation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fixation” in the English Dictionary

"fixation" in British English

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uk   us   /fɪkˈseɪ.ʃən/

fixation noun (INTEREST)

[C] the ​state of being ​unable to ​stopthinking about something or someone, or an ​unnaturallystronginterest in something or someone: Liz has a fixation withfood. a ​mother fixation

fixation noun (ATTACHING)

[U] specialized medical the ​process of ​attaching or ​sewing something ​firmly in ​place

fixation noun (PRESERVING)

[U] specialized medical the ​process of ​preserving something in a ​laboratory using a ​specialliquid
(Definition of fixation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fixation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 异常依恋,固恋, 癖…
in Turkish aşırı ilgi, saplantı, tutku…
in Russian навязчивая идея, комплекс…
in Chinese (Traditional) 異常依戀,固戀, 癖…
in Polish obsesja…
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