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fixation (n.)

late 14c., fixacion, an alchemical word, "action of reducing a volatile substance to a permanent bodily form," from Medieval Latin fixationem (nominative fixatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of Latin fixare, frequentative of figere "to fasten, fix" (from PIE root *dheigw- "to stick, fix"). Meaning "condition of being fixed" is from 1630s. Used in the Freudian sense since 1910.

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Definitions of fixation

fixation (n.)
an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely;
Synonyms: arrested development / infantile fixation / regression
fixation (n.)
an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone;
Synonyms: obsession
fixation (n.)
the activity of fastening something firmly in position;
fixation (n.)
(histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body;
Synonyms: fixing
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