fixate

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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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In normal reading, the eye fixates on a word, and then zips to another word.
The opposition to the present renovation project, in addition to not having much faith in the intelligence of churchgoing Catholics, fixates on the interior worship space of the cathedral proper.
Medical Director and consultant to Autonomous, explains, "When the average person fixates on something, he or she has five saccadic eye movements per second.
Right-winger Roger Helmer bizarrely believes children choose homosexuality in the same way a duckling fixates on its mother.
The pitch: The socially retarded Buck fixates en his straight boyhood chum, Chuck, as the object of his affections.