fixated

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/fɪkˈseɪtɪd/

From the verb fixate: (⇒ conjugate)
fixated is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
fix•ate /ˈfɪkseɪt/USA pronunciation   v. [+ on + object], -at•ed, -at•ing. 
  1. Psychiatryto have a preoccupation with:He has been fixating on becoming rich.
fix•at•ed, adj. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
fix•ate  (fiksāt),USA pronunciation v.,  -at•ed, -at•ing. 
v.t. 
  1. to fix;
    make stable or stationary.

v.i. 
  1. to become fixed.
  2. Psychiatryto develop a fixation;
    suffer an arrest in one's emotional or sexual development.
  • Latin fix(us) fixed, firm (see fix) + -ate1
  • 1880–85

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
fixate /ˈfɪkseɪt/ vb
  1. to become or cause to become fixed
  2. to engage in fixation
  3. (tr; usually passive) informal to obsess or preoccupy
Etymology: 19th Century: from Latin fixus fixed + -ate1
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