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English definition of “transfix”

transfix

verb [T] (UNABLE TO MOVE)    /trænsˈfɪks/ literary
to make a person or animal unable to move or stop looking at something because they are so interested, surprised, or frightened: The conference delegates were transfixed by her speech.Making people excited and interestedInspiration and inspiring transfixed     /-ˈfɪkst/ adjective Rabbits transfixed in the glare of car headlights are common victims on the roads.ImmobilityExcited, interested and enthusiastic
(Definition of transfix verb (UNABLE TO MOVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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