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fixation

noun [C]
 
 
/fɪkˈseɪʃən/
a very strong interest in a particular person or thing: She's got an unhealthy fixation with her weight.Continually thinking about
Translations of “fixation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 異常依戀,固戀, 癖…
in Russian навязчивая идея, комплекс…
in Turkish aşırı ilgi, saplantı, tutku…
in Chinese (Simplified) 异常依恋,固恋, 癖…
in Polish obsesja…
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