fixate

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Synonyms for fixate

attach (oneself) to a person or thing in a neurotic way

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pay attention to exclusively and obsessively

make fixed, stable or stationary

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become fixed (on)

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The old CHP fixated upon the latter part of this legacy.
Moreover, the key euro zone's problems (lack of centralized fiscal policy and austerity measures dampening economic growth), which the market fixated upon during the Greek and Irish debt crises, don't seem to bother investors anymore.
Because his publishing house's inventory included pornographic titles, some people might find it surprising to learn that, throughout his life, Rosset has been as fixated upon ideas as upon orifices.
In this co-production with Canadian Opera Company, director Paul Curran seems fixated upon horizontal stage-movements.
Throughout the Nazi period, the Anglican Church reassured itself, was indeed fixated upon the sufferings of German Christians and particularly the "martyrdom" of Martin Niemoller, leader of the German Confessing Church.
You don't worry about Amber alerts or about court dates, or whatever other legal nightmare we as a people have become fixated upon.
In a war-obsessed society fixated upon self-security, the authentic Jesus people ask "What is best for the human race?
Like Ahab's crew, the men of the army are forged and subordinated to his will, fixated upon a purpose larger than all of them.
THE CURRENT SOCIAL SECURITY DEBATE is fixated upon numbers: When will the system go bankrupt?