Definition of fixation

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • fixation is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 18
  • fixation is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 18
  • fixation is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 19

Definition of fixation


  • (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fixing
  • an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. arrested development
    2. infantile fixation
    3. regression
  • an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. obsession
  • the activity of fastening something firmly in position (noun)

See definition of fixation in Merriam Webster

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